Amboy Neighborhood Garden

199 Amboy Street
Brownsville, Brooklyn
Founded in 1975

Ornamental trees and shrubs, lawn, vegetable and flower beds. Benches, picnic tables, BBQ area with wrought iron fencing & play space for children. Dedicated by Mayor Ed Koch in 1984, this Plant-A-Lot sponsored community garden and playground has been providing recreational play space for the Amboy Day Care Center children for early 20 years.




 

This garden is under the jurisdiction of NYC Parks and supported by GreenThumb, the nation's largest urban gardening program. If you are interested in joining, starting, or supporting a community garden, contact NYC Parks GreenThumb

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  • Food Access & Agriculture

    Our network of Greenmarket farmers markets, Farmstands, and Fresh Food Box pick-ups, coupled with GrowNYC Wholesale, ensures that all New Yorkers have access to the freshest, healthiest local food.

  • Conservation

    We provide food scrap drop-offs, clothing collections, Stop 'N' Swap® community reuse events, and zero waste trainings to make resource conservation easy for all.

  • Green Space

    We build and rejuvenate community & school gardens in all 5 boroughs, and support even more gardens through volunteer days, technical assistance, school garden grants, & more.

  • Education

    We foster future environmental stewards by providing 66,000 children each year with programs that provide meaningful interactions with the natural environment.