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Queens Botanical Garden

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NYC Gardens And Zoos Guide

CBSNewYork shares its picks for the best gardens and zoos in the NYC area – with free admission during the week.

CBS New York–06/03/2011

Queens residents want the Parks Department to remove smelly ginkgo biloba trees they planted years ago.

‘Vomit’ Smell From Trees Annoys Queens Residents

Some residents in Queens are fuming over stinky trees planted by the city. The Parks Department acknowledged that it’s a problem, but has refused to fix it.

11/19/2010

FILE -- Riverside Park (Photo: CBSNewYork.com)

Going Green: Riverside Park Eyes Compost Toilets

One of New York City’s most popular parks plans to install compost toilets that will produce fertilizer for its greenery.

08/26/2010

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Free Family Fun: Gardens and Zoos

Gardens and zoos are true family activities. Your kid can dig in the dirt while you look at the flowers.

08/11/2010