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In the News: Greenest Block Contest

Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2011
Grace Henry proudly displays her garden on East 25th Street between Clarendon Avenue and Avenue D. Photo by Todd Maisel of the Daily News.

One of the greatest results of competing as a team is the sense of community that develops. BBG’s community environmental horticulture program, GreenBridge, has been working toward that for 17 years with its Greenest Block in Brooklyn competition.

Here are some of our favorite stories chronicling this year’s contest and contestants:

Megan Donovan is the communications intern at Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
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