There’s a garden in front of the Homeland Security, US Coast Guard office, Staten Island Ferry Terminal.
Including bee hives. Decorated and securely strapped to cement blocks. Not sure why. Are there honey thieves lurking at the docks?
As supers get added throughout the summer, two story hives will change to three-story walk-ups and eventually honey apartment buildings.
It was cool and windy when we visited, so bees were laying low. In fact, some of the hives still had their winter feeding jars on them. But plants were set out at the ready – I’m sure they are planted by now.
Nice little oasis in a very busy area.