NYC Comptroller Liu and Council Member Chin Joined Hundreds of Volunteers in Planting 4,000 Tulip Bulbs in Bowling Green Park
Joined by Comptroller John Liu and Council Member Margaret Chin, the Alliance for Downtown New York held its annual Fall Community Planting Day this past weekend. Hundreds of Lower Manhattan residents, visitors and workers came together to plant more than 4,000 tulip bulbs and ornamental kale at Bowling Green Park.
There was also free pumpkin cupcakes courtesy of Crumbs, pumpkins and cider thanks to Whole Foods, and a booth for kids to learn composting skills. To see pictures from Saturday’s event please go to http://www.flickr.com/photos/downtownny/sets/72157627967089578/.
New York City Comptroller John C. Liu plants ornamental kale at Bowling Green Park (Credit: Downtown Alliance)
Fall Community Planting Day is part of the Downtown Alliance’s Green Around Lower Manhattan initiative, which is dedicated to building an environmentally sustainable community. The event is made possible with support from Con Edison, the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, Partnership for Parks, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, Council Member Margaret Chin, Community Board 1, Whole Foods Market and Crumbs Bake Shop.