News & Events

December 16, 2022

RTV’s Community Generosity Shines Bright

During much of the year, BQLT’s Rogers/Tilden/Veronica Place Garden (RTV) in Flatbush, Brooklyn is vibrant and colorful with raised beds of fruits—boysenberry, strawberry, and goldenberry—growing alongside […]
December 14, 2022

BQLT’s John the Baptist Community Garden Make-over

During the 2022 season, with the help of several organizations, BQLT's John the Baptist Community Garden was brought back to life.
November 8, 2022

We Raised $23,472 in 2022!

BQLT has gone above and beyond our $20K goal for the 2022 #BrooklynGives campaign through the Brooklyn Community Foundation. We kicked it off early this year on November […]
October 28, 2022

BQLT’s Fall Tree Pruning

This fall we're excited to be hosting two tree pruning workshops with Trees NY's arborist Sam Bishop.
September 5, 2022

Summer Bounty in BQLT Gardens

Thanks for Hosting and Sharing your Gardens with Us at the BQLT Monthly Operations Meetings during Summer 2022!
May 19, 2022

Arbor Day Recap

Our Arbor Day event was a success! Despite the cloudy weather, tree enthusiasts came determined to learn more about and care for our trees...
May 18, 2022
Sam demonstrating how to prune with pole saw

BQLT Arborforce | Citizen Pruner Course Highlights

BQLT's citizen pruners-in-training had their live pruning session at RTV garden. Next stop, licensed citizen pruners!
April 8, 2022
landscape picture of transit garden

BQLT’s Newest Affiliate Garden: Transit Garden

With a majority vote at our 2022 Annual Meeting, the BQLT membership welcomes a second affiliate garden, the Transit Garden.
April 8, 2022

BQLT Annual Meeting 2022

On Saturday, April 2, 2022 we hosted our first Annual Membership Meeting in person since 2019!
February 15, 2022

BQLT Arborforce in Action

The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation awarded BQLT an Urban & Community Forestry Grant totaling $30,940, which enables BQLT to hire professional arborists to carry out […]
January 22, 2022

Revealing Serenity’s New Garden Sign

In a moving event last fall in Serenity Community Garden, community gardeners gathered with local elected officials to celebrate their accomplishments, and unveil a new garden sign...
January 19, 2022

#BrooklynGives Fundraiser Results

Together we raised $16,220, which was 77% of a very ambitious $21K goal. We'd like to extend a heartfelt thanks to the BQLT volunteers, board, staff and supporters who participated!