Turtle Pond and Lowline Maple Tree Arrive in M’Finda Kalunga Garden

Posted on: October 2nd, 2012 at 6:18 am by
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In mid-September, just as the weather took a turn for the crisp, shovels arrived and volunteers began digging a pit on the perimeter of M’Finda Kalunga Garden. The fully-funded turtle pond project was underway. As of this weekend, it’s filled with water and aquatic vegetation, but no reptiles just yet. It’ll be stocked with red-eared sliders.

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Meanwhile, in the wake of “Imagining the Lowline,” the Delancey Underground organization decided to donate their prototype tree to the beloved neighborhood garden. A forklift was employed to transfer the maple eight blocks from the display at the dormant Essex Market building.

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[Source: M’finda Kalunga Garden]

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