Le Petit Versailles garden occupies one plot between two apartment buildings on E Houston street in East Village, NYC.

Le Petit Versailles garden occupies one plot between two apartment buildings on E Houston street in East Village, NYC.

 Elizabeth Ruf-Maldonado lays in a hammock in De Colores Community Yard Garden on E 8th street in East Village, New York, USA.

Elizabeth Ruf-Maldonado lays in a hammock in De Colores Community Yard Garden on E 8th street in East Village, New York, USA.

 Elizabeth Ruf-Maldonado lays in a hammock and reads in De Colores Community Yard Garden on E 8th street in East Village, NYC.

Elizabeth Ruf-Maldonado lays in a hammock and reads in De Colores Community Yard Garden on E 8th street in East Village, NYC.

 Stefani Mar weeds the vegetable beads at El Sol Brillante Jr Garden on E 12th street in East Village, NYC.

Stefani Mar weeds the vegetable beads at El Sol Brillante Jr Garden on E 12th street in East Village, NYC.

 El Sol Brillante community garden on E 12th street in East Village, New York, USA.

El Sol Brillante community garden on E 12th street in East Village, New York, USA.

 Todd McCraw checks one of the two beehives he keeps at El Sol Brillante Jr Garden on E 12th street in East Village, NYC.

Todd McCraw checks one of the two beehives he keeps at El Sol Brillante Jr Garden on E 12th street in East Village, NYC.

 Mural in La Plaza Cultural on 9th street and Avenue C in East Village, New York, USA.

Mural in La Plaza Cultural on 9th street and Avenue C in East Village, New York, USA.

 Visitors at La Plaza Cultural on 9th street and Avenue C in East Village, NYC.

Visitors at La Plaza Cultural on 9th street and Avenue C in East Village, NYC.

 Decorative swans in Earth People Community Garden on E 8th street in East Village, NYC.

Decorative swans in Earth People Community Garden on E 8th street in East Village, NYC.

 Peter Cramer (right) and Jack Waters, founders of Le Petit Versailles garden on E Houston street in East Village, NYC.

Peter Cramer (right) and Jack Waters, founders of Le Petit Versailles garden on E Houston street in East Village, NYC.

 Mirror and plants at 9th Street Community Garden Plaza on 9th street and Avenue C in East Village, New York, USA.

Mirror and plants at 9th Street Community Garden Plaza on 9th street and Avenue C in East Village, New York, USA.

 Marta Montanez works in her garden in 9th Street Community Garden Plaza on 9th street and Avenue C in East Village, New York, USA.   

Marta Montanez works in her garden in 9th Street Community Garden Plaza on 9th street and Avenue C in East Village, New York, USA.

 

 Marta Montanez stands in her garden in 9th Street Community Garden Plaza on 9th street and Avenue C in East Village, New York, USA.

Marta Montanez stands in her garden in 9th Street Community Garden Plaza on 9th street and Avenue C in East Village, New York, USA.

 Ahamed Bangoura, participant in Summer Youth Employment Programat and Calvin Liu, intern with LUNGS, work at De Colores Community Yard & Garden on E 8th street in East Village, NYC.

Ahamed Bangoura, participant in Summer Youth Employment Programat and Calvin Liu, intern with LUNGS, work at De Colores Community Yard & Garden on E 8th street in East Village, NYC.

 La Plaza Cultural on 9th street and Avenue C in East Village, New York, USA.

La Plaza Cultural on 9th street and Avenue C in East Village, New York, USA.

 Meeting of members of the garden at De Colores Community Yard & Garden on 8th street in East Village, New York, USA.

Meeting of members of the garden at De Colores Community Yard & Garden on 8th street in East Village, New York, USA.

 Spectators wait for the screening of a movie during annual MORUS film fest at Orchard Alley garden on E 4th street in East Village, NYC.

Spectators wait for the screening of a movie during annual MORUS film fest at Orchard Alley garden on E 4th street in East Village, NYC.

 Swiis musicians Nuevo Amanecer (Regula Kuffer on flute, Nick Perrin on flamenco guitar) perform at Le Petit Versailles garden on E Houston street in East Village, NYC.

Swiis musicians Nuevo Amanecer (Regula Kuffer on flute, Nick Perrin on flamenco guitar) perform at Le Petit Versailles garden on E Houston street in East Village, NYC.

 People dance and listen to the music by Peace Now Department during Blue Moon Festival at El Jardin del Paraiso on E 4th street in East Village, NYC.

People dance and listen to the music by Peace Now Department during Blue Moon Festival at El Jardin del Paraiso on E 4th street in East Village, NYC.