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Revitalize McIntosh Garden


Revitalize McIntosh Garden

Plant, weed, clean, prepare beds, amend soil and compost at this 35-year-old community garden, which has a bounty of veggies, herbs, fruit trees, flowers, flowering trees & shrubs.

Volunteers will also assist with clean-up and maintenance of garden's raised beds, street tree pits, & structures (gazebo) as needed. This project is recommended for both new and experienced gardeners.

New Volunteer Friendly


The Brooklyn Queens Land Trust, formed in 2004, strives to ensure the conservation and preservation of open space in perpetuity, for the benefit of the general public; act as a steward of the open space properties that BQLT owns; and establish a community of gardeners in Brooklyn and Queens. BQLT owns 35 community gardens and is the lease-holder of one additional garden. BQLT-owned gardens cannot be sold or developed and are permanently saved as open spaces. Located in 20 different neighborhoods through Brooklyn and Queens, BQLT gardens provide opportunities for diverse groups of people to meet and work together cooperatively.