P.S. 110 Garden Renovation 2018-12-12T16:03:41+00:00

Project Description

P.S. 110 Garden Renovation

Project Lead: P.S. 110K PTA INC
Project Partners: Greenpoint Eco Schools, Alive Structures, Serge Drouin Architecture
Project Location: Next to Public School 110, The Monitor School, 124 Monitor Street
GCEF Grant: $83,724
Matching Contribution: $55,000
Project Status: Ongoing

In 2018, through a competitive process, Public School (PS) 110 Parent Teacher Association (PTA) was awarded $83,724 in funding to renovate a 6,000 square feet playground next to Public School 110, The Monitor School, with planters filled with native trees and vines to attract pollinators, raised garden beds for growing vegetables, and seating for students and the Greenpoint community to enjoy new green open space.

PROJECT UPDATES

August 2018: The garden design has been finalized and planters and trees have been ordered and should be on site by mid-October, with soil and plants arriving shortly after that. Installation will take place in late October or early November. A new hose bib was installed in early August, assuring easy watering for the garden. Tree stump seats and raised plant beds have also arrived.

On September 5th(the first day of school), P.S. 110 PTA representatives tabled at the “Coffee, Tea and Tears” event to inform parents about the garden renovation and to recruit volunteers. On September 17th teachers, administrators and staff were given an Introduction to the future garden. A bulb planting event with students and parent volunteers is planned for mid-November.

RELATED MEDIA

A Tale Of Two Potential Parks (Williamsburg Patch, October 11, 2018)