The Jackson Heights Beautification Group's mission is to preserve, restore, revitalize and maintain the community of Jackson Heights.
Gardening
Gardening on Saturday, October 14

Gardening on Saturday, October 14

We will be working at both PS 280 (94th Street and 35th Avenue) and at IS 230 at 73rd Street and 34th Avenue from 10 AM to 1 PM, before our big dinner to celebrate the Good Neighbor Awards at 5 PM at the Jewish Center.  I hope you can join us to make JH...

Gardening – Saturday September 9

  This Saturday from 10 AM to 1 PM we will be working along 69th Street (the east side of the BQE).  We will meet at our composting center at 35th Avenue and 69th Street.  We will be working all along 69th Street from 37th Avenue to Northern Blvd.  
Saturday, Sept. 2 -- Gardening at the Post Office

Saturday, Sept. 2 — Gardening at the Post Office

  This Saturday, September 2, 2017, we will be gardening in and around the Post Office at 37th Avenue and 78th Street from 10 to 1 PM.  Please come by and join us.  To support our gardening efforts, please make a donation.

JHBG Volunteers Transform JH

Gardening From April to Thanksgiving the Jackson Heights Beautification Group volunteers do projects around Jackson Heights.  We need your help to make the community bloom! We have a planting schedule in the spring and the fall and during the summer we work to maintain our 16 different spaces: 1) 64th and Northern (farm on other side of...
Saturday, July 1  Working on Trees along 37th Ave.

Saturday, July 1 Working on Trees along 37th Ave.

We will be working on the trees along 37th Avenue.  We start at the Post Office at 78th Street.  We need to water the street trees as we have been planting around the trees that have tree surrounds. Come out and join us.      
Garden Tour Saturday, June 10th

Garden Tour Saturday, June 10th

On Saturday, June 10th we take the weekend off to check out all the gardens.  We return on June 17 workign at the JH Post Office.  
Gardening at PS 92, June 3 (re-scheduled)

Gardening at PS 92, June 3 (re-scheduled)

So the new addition to PS 92 opened last September, but they are still finishing the building.  The landscaper planted around the new building.  Last year we worked on part of the old building constructing a fence and planting along the north side of the school.  This year we will return to finish planting the...
Gardening at PS 149

Gardening at PS 149

Saturday, May 6th, 2017 we worked on the PS 149’s garden.  Ms. Tracy Laumenede’s first-grade class came out with a lot of other volunteers.                
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

  Big THANK YOU to all those who came out to help us last Saturday, April 29th from 10 AM to 1 PM as the Jackson Heights Garden Group worked at PS 280 which is at the corner of 94th Street and 35th Avenue to improve the school garden. Check out the flower circle and...

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.