The Jackson Heights Beautification Group's mission is to preserve, restore, revitalize and maintain the community of Jackson Heights.
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What is your opinion about Jackson Heighs?

What is your opinion about Jackson Heighs?

The Jackson Heights Beautification Group has begun its spring events and we would like your input on what you would like to see us working on in the neighborhood.  Are you happy with the neighborhood?  What would you like to see changed?  How could JHBG make the place better?  What projects would you like to...
Clean and Green at PS 280 - Saturday, April 29th from 10 AM to 1 PM

Clean and Green at PS 280 – Saturday, April 29th from 10 AM to 1 PM

  This Saturday, April 29th from 10 AM to 1 PM the Jackson Heights Garden Group will be at PS 280 which is at the corner of 94th Street and 35th Avenue working on the school garden.  We will be planting the flower circle, putting out the hoses, and taking care of the tree pits.  This...

Tulips and more tulips !!!

     
69th Street in full bloom !!!

69th Street in full bloom !!!

  69th Street in full bloom.  The perfect time for both daffodils and tulips.  Check it out on 69th Street and 34th Avenue.    
Leverich Cemetery in full bloom !!!

Leverich Cemetery in full bloom !!!

We started cleaning up Leverich Cemetery a few years ago when it was full of construction debris, abandonded motorcyles and fallen trees.  Now it is starting to look like a garden.  
BQE & Northern Blvd. Clean Up

BQE & Northern Blvd. Clean Up

One of our volunteers asked if we could clean up this lot next to the BQE at Northern Blvd.   So a team of volunteers came out to help.   With the help of some sharp machetes and some hard work  A lot of trash was collected. At the end of the day, there were...
Leverich Cemetery Cleanup

Leverich Cemetery Cleanup

  A big thank you to all of those who came out on Saturday for our first spring gardening event.  Leverich Cemetery has clearly come a long way, with the help of many great volunteers.  Next week we will be cleaning out a trash-strewn lot by the BQE at Northern Blvd and 65th Street.  This will...
Jackson Height's Children Art Competition.

Jackson Height’s Children Art Competition.

  JHBG’s annual art competition has started.  The theme this year is Jackson Heights is a garden in the city.  Students from kindergarten to 8th grade can submit their art (max 12″ x 18″) before May 26th.  Winners will have their art shown in local businesses. Information has been submitted to all 10 local schools, or...

JHBG gardeners at work! http://www.facebook.com/Pabilas/videos/10211800623026628/

JHBG gardeners at work.   
Tree LC - Saturday, April 8 at 10 AM

Tree LC – Saturday, April 8 at 10 AM

  JHBG’s TREE LC is back. We’re taking care of JH trees along 37th Avenue and assisting others with their street trees. Tree LC is NYC Parks’s Tree stewardship program, and this is our award-winning Jackson Heights program. See you Saturday!!!!!! Weather should be fine. This is one of two JHBG greening programs. Why two?...
JHBG Spring Gardening Scheduled

JHBG Spring Gardening Scheduled

    Every Saturday from 10 AM to 1 PM from April to November, a group of JHBG volunteers clean and green around Jackson Heights.  All are welcome.  After our Spring Planning Breakfast, here are the locations we will be working on this Spring.  We supply the tools, plants, and gloves–you make Jackson Heights a...