Raise the Roof for Wildflowers!

2nd Annual Kingsland Wildflowers Festival

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A water sphere in the rooftop garden especially attracted the young.

Hundreds visited Kingsland Wildflowers (520 Kingsland Ave.) to celebrate the second

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“These are the folks that make Greenpoint greener!” said Assemblyman Joseph Lentol

season of their native species roof gardens and community engagement space. Plant experts gave tours through the indigenous grasses and wildflowers, and community organizations demonstrated their forte with family-friendly interactive activities. New York City Audubon offered their insights on the birds and other wildlife that benefit from species native to the New York landscape.

The space always offers a panoramic view of three boroughs (Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan). There were also music, food, and beer from local breweries to mark the occasion.

Author: Lori Ann Doyon

Managing editor, head writer, and lead photographer of Greenline | North Brooklyn News since October 2014. Resident of Williamsburg, Brooklyn since 1990.

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