Spencer's Little Heaven

Spencer Place btwn Hancock and Fulton
Bed Stuy, Brooklyn
Founded in 1994

Spencer's Little Heaven is a small L shaped garden adjacent to Pratt Area Community Council Housing. The garden, designed by community members, with the expertise of GrowNYC features a picnic area & extensive plantings including butterfly attracting plants & herbs. There is a small pond. Along one wall is a mural created by community children that depicts a streetscape of the garden and surrounding block.There is also an U shaped vegetable bed that is shared by residents and children from PS3 across the street.


 

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

GrowNYC food access and zero waste programs are currently hiring for multiple seasonal and year-round part-time positions.

  • Food Access & Agriculture

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

  • Zero Waste

    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 gardens and urban farms 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.