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East River Academy Graduation

On Monday, June 23, the Rikers team met at the crack of dawn in the flower district to shop for the most beautiful giant sunflowers, delphiniums, roses, golden rods, Queen Anne's lace, and baby's breath for the general education diploma (G.E.D.) and high school graduation at East River Academy on Rikers Island.
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Block Party: Rooftop Soiree to Benefit the GreenHouse Program

On Wednesday, June 11, over 150 guests attended The Hort’s 4th biennial Block Party art auction fundraiser at the gallery and rooftop garden of the Arsenal in Central Park. Sponsored by Shady Records, the event featured BBQ-style food, music by Dub-L, who was spinning 70’s funk & soul and mid-90’s rap alongside Minya Oh (Hot 97’s Miss Info), Block Party co-chairman and host.
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Seed Starting Basics



If you’re planning on growing plants from seeds and haven’t yet begun the process, now is the time to start your seeds indoors or in a greenhouse. Our horticulturists have compiled all the basics you’ll need to know for planting seeds and transferring them into the ground or into containers.

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