Flatbush Gardener

Joined: Jul 02, 2013 Last Active: Nov 29, 2020 Monthly Supporter since December 2019

I'm the Brooklyn Borough Captain for City Nature Challenge New York City:

If I have followed you, it's likely because I've noticed your Observations in Brooklyn!

I'm a garden speaker, specializing in urban gardening with native plants, with a focus on insect-plant interactions and ecological associations. I hosted and taught a Pollinator Workshop in my garden for Pollinator Week 2019. Past presentations are available on SlideShare.
2020-09-13: Village of Ocean Beach Environmental Committee (VOBEC), Fire Island, Gardening for Habitat on Fire Island
2018-06-18: Native Plants in the Landscape Conference, Urban Gardening with Native Plants
2015-05-12: Long Island Botanical Society, Place, Purpose, Plants: Urban Gardening with Native Plants

I'm also intent on observations of insect-plant interactions. I've been documenting the biodiversity of my own garden here on iNaturalist:
Life List

Blog: http://flatbushgardener.blogspot.com
Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/people/flatbushgardener/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/xrisfg

Favorite Places

Except for college years, I've lived all my life within a few miles of the Atlantic Ocean.

EcoRegion Level III 84, Atlantic Coastal Pine Barrens

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