Category Archives: Gardening

The fancy salad is where you find flavor (not fried or oily entrees)

February 19, 2020- by Steven E. Greer, MD I just ate a small baby-green lettuce salad with croutons, tomato, sunflowers and vinaigrette dressing. (more…)

Posted in American, Child care, Cooking tips, Doctors, Dentists, Food Essays, French, Gardening, Golf, Groceries, Indian, Italian, Juices, health foods, Mediterranean, Plant-strong and Vegan, Restaurants, Reviews, Soups and Sandwiches, Sports and fitness, Tip of the Week, Vienna | Leave a comment

Tip of the Week: Get a convection oven or air fry machine

February 20, 2020- by Steven E. Greer I bought the Breville countertop convection oven, which they also call an air-fry machine. Fans circulate (more…)

Posted in American, Austrian, Doctors, Dentists, Food Essays, Gardening, Mediterranean, Pizza, Plant-strong and Vegan, Reviews, Sports and fitness, Tip of the Week | Leave a comment

New report: Artificial turf fields have unsafe levels of lead

March 16, 2015- USA Today is reporting about a new government study that reviewed the (more…)

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - Federal government, - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Doctors, Dentists, Gardening, Gripes, Parks, Schools, Sports and fitness | 1 Comment

At NYC green markets, the cash is greener than the vegetables

Update September 3- The area north of the W Hotel was opened by a ribbon cutting ceremony led by Jessica Lappin, Catherine McVay Hughes, and Margaret Chin. The green market will be a part of the new area that will … Continue reading

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, Charities Philanthropy, Financial District, Gardening, Gripes, Groceries, Health and lifestyle, Outdoor events, Volunteering, World Trade Center | Leave a comment

My new appreciation for insects

November 26, 2019- by Steven E. Greer This is something else about wildlife that I have observed down here in Florida: (more…)

Posted in Gardening, Outdoor events, Parks, Pets, Photography, Wildlife | Leave a comment

The Urban Farm

Warrie Price, President and Founder of the Battery Conservancy, gives Liz Conner a tour of the new Urban Farm growing vegetables (more…)

Posted in Featured Residents, Gardening, Parks, Schools, Videos, Volunteering, Wildlife | Leave a comment

The McKee Botanical Garden in Vero Beach

September 8, 2019 (more…)

Posted in Events and Activities, Florida, Gardening, Outdoor events, Parks, Volunteering, Wildlife | Leave a comment

A Tour of the Battery Conservancy

June 21, 2011- Battery Conservancy (more…)

Posted in Featured Residents, Gardening, Parks, Videos, Volunteering | Leave a comment

What I did for Summer 2009

(more…)

Posted in Gardening | Leave a comment

Don’t F with Greer

August 9, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD As viewers know, I have been the lead gardener in the public garden space on Albany Street. (more…)

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Politics, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Gardening, Gripes, Lawyers, Op-Ed, Parks | Leave a comment

No doubt about it. That’s a farmer’s market.

August 4, 2011 By Steven Greer, MD In what could be the freshest vegetables and fruits in all of Manhattan, and the most verifiably organic farmer’s (more…)

Posted in - Real estate, Charities Philanthropy, Featured Residents, Gardening, Parks, Schools, Volunteering | 1 Comment

The BPCA plays defense after Halloween terror attack

Update January 10, 2018- by Steven E. Greer At the CB1 meeting (which are always orchestrated to meet the needs (more…)

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Federal government, - NYPD First Precinct, - Politics, - Read Between the Lines, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime, Gardening, Outdoor events, Parks | Leave a comment

Spring

April 18, 2017 (more…)

Posted in Gardening, Photography | Leave a comment

Here comes the sun

April 8, 2017- George Harrison’s “Here Comes the Sun” came as I was driving to the course. (more…)

Posted in Gardening, Op-Ed, Parks, Sports and fitness | Leave a comment

Review: Pure Ohio maple syrup from Butcher’s Farm

March 5, 2017- by Steven E. Greer Even if you are cutting down on carbs, do yourself a favor and order some pure Ohio maple syrup (more…)

Posted in American, Gardening, Groceries, Ice Cream, Ohio, Outdoor events, Restaurants, Reviews, Tip of the Week, Wildlife | Leave a comment

A good year for sunflowers

August 20, 2016- Every year, I select the tallest sunflower and save the seeds for next year, in an attempt to breed super plants. (more…)

Posted in Battery Park City and BPCA, Gardening, Videos, Wildlife | 1 Comment

Bigger than ever

August 2, 2016 (more…)

Posted in Battery Park City and BPCA, Gardening | Leave a comment

More beach fun under the sun

June 25, 2016- These photos were taken at Tod’s Point in Old Greenwich. (more…)

Posted in - Real estate, Events and Activities, Gardening, Outdoor events, Parks, Photography, Sailing/Yachting, Sports and fitness | Leave a comment

The BPCA lied about taking care of the weeds

May 30, 2016- Many months ago, the BPCA told the CB1 that the highway divider on the West Side (more…)

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Decline of our parks, Gardening, Parks | 1 Comment

Images from Tear Drop Park 2015

June 6, 2015 (more…)

Posted in - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Events and Activities, Gardening, Outdoor events, Parks, Photography | Leave a comment