This summer, a couple of green-loving Brooklynites want to transform an abandoned lot in Red Hook into a native plant center that would be open to the public for free. The project, called nativeBK, has taken to Kickstarter to get off the ground. A native plant nursery does not yet exist in NYC, and the project aims to connect local residents and businesses to native plants, while also acting as a platform where people and businesses can donate native plants and sustainable planters to local schools, non-profits, and businesses. The center will also have native plants for sale, in addition to wooden planters handmade from shipping pallets on site. To learn more about nativeBK and help green New York, visit the group’s Kickstarter page.
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