GreenThumb

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GreenThumb Events & Workshops

To add an event in your GreenThumb community garden to this calendar, please fill out our event listing request form.

GreenThumb workshops are marked with a green border, partner events are marked with a purple border.

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Saturday, March 28, 2020

Mar28

CANCELLED: Fruit Tree Care

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Please note: this event has been cancelled. Bronx Green-Up of The New York Botanical…
Location: Jardin de la Roca, Bronx
Cost: Free

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Apr 2

CANCELLED: Tomato Heaven

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Please note: this event has been cancelled. Maureen O’Brien (Brooklyn Botanic…
Location: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, April 4, 2020

Apr 4

CANCELLED: POSTPONED: 36th Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference

8:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Please note: this event has been cancelled. UPDATE: In the interest of public…
Location: CUNY Graduate Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location
Cost: This event is free, but lunch will not be provided with the ticket.
Apr 4

CANCELLED: WEBINAR: Open Orchard School: Grafting and Organic Pest and Disease Management for Fruit Trees

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Please note: this event has been cancelled. Note: This workshop will be held…
Location: Virtual/Online Workshop, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Sunday, April 5, 2020

Apr 5

CANCELLED: POSTPONED: 36th Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference

9:00 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Please note: this event has been cancelled. UPDATE: In the interest of public…
Location: CUNY Graduate Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location
Cost: This event is free, but lunch will not be provided with the ticket.

Saturday, April 11, 2020

Apr11

CANCELLED: WEBINAR: How to Grow and Maintain a Lawn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Please note: this event has been cancelled. Please note: this event will not be held in…
Location: Virtual/Online Workshop, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Apr14

CANCELLED: WEBINAR: Happy Hydrating with Your Hydrant

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Please note: this event has been cancelled. This workshop will not take place in…
Location: Virtual/Online Workshop, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Apr18

CANCELLED: POSTPONED: GreenThumb Spring Supply Distribution

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Please note: this event has been cancelled. Please note: The World Health Organization…
Location: Hattie Carthan Community Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, 9 C Garden, Manhattan, 138th Street Community Garden, Bronx, Windmill Community Garden, Queens, Powell Street Garden, Brooklyn, Marcus Garvey Park, Manhattan, Jardin de la Roca, Bronx
Cost: Free

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Apr21

CANCELLED: Organizing for Garden Success: Bylaws (Part 2 of 2)

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Please note: this event has been cancelled. Disorganization creates dysfunction. This…
Location: GreenThumb Office, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Apr25

Rainwater Harvesting 101

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bronx River Alliance and GreenThumb During this workshop participants will learn how…
Location: Concrete Plant Park, Bronx
Cost: Free

Sunday, April 26, 2020

Apr26

Open Orchard School: Pruning an Overgrown Fruit Tree

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Trust for Governors Island, Sam Van Aken (The Open Orchard), Trees NY, and GreenThumb…
Location: Crystal Wells Block Association Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Apr28

Growing Brambles: Raspberries, Blackberries, and Other Cane Fruit

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Grow to Learn and GreenThumb Raspberries and blackberries are some of the sweetest and…
Location: 462 Halsey Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, May 2, 2020

May 2

GreenThumb Plant Starts Distribution - Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Get your veggie, herb, native, and annual flower plant starts at our annual distribution…
Location: El Puente/ Earth Spirit Garden (in ), Brooklyn, UCC Youth Farm, Brooklyn
Cost: Only for registered GreenThumb gardens in good standing. Gardens in schools, NYCHA developments, or privately owned yards are not eligible.

Sunday, May 3, 2020

May 3

Care of Pollinator Perennials in Spring

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Cindy Goulder (Ecological Landscapes / Urban Gardens) and GreenThumb We’ll get…
Location: Rainbow Block Association Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

May 5

It's All Coming Up Roses

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Cindy Goulder (Ecological Landscapes / Urban Gardens) and GreenThumb We’ll get…
Location: Isla Verde Garden (in ), Bronx
Cost: Free

Saturday, May 9, 2020

May 9

GreenThumb Plant Starts Distribution - Bronx and Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Get your veggie, herb, native, and annual flower plant starts at our annual distribution…
Location: Melrose New Generation Community Garden, Bronx, Carver Community Garden, Manhattan
Cost: Only for registered GreenThumb gardens in good standing. Gardens in schools, NYCHA developments, or privately owned yards are not eligible.

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

May12

Native Ferns and Grasses for City Gardens: An Introduction

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Cindy Goulder (Ecological Landscapes / Urban Gardens) and GreenThumb Ferns and grasses…
Location: Liz Christy Garden (in ), Manhattan, City Lore Gallery, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Thursday, May 14, 2020

May14

Natural Insect Repellent Candles

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Annoyed by pesky gnats and mosquitos that congregate in the garden once the summer sun…
Location: Halsey, Ralph, & Howard Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, May 16, 2020

May16

Open Orchard School: Intro to Fruit Tree Grafting

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Trust for Governors Island, Sam Van Aken (The Open Orchard), and GreenThumb Did…
Location: Governors Island, Manhattan
Cost: Free
May16

Butterfly Project Native Plant Share Celebrates 15 Years!

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bronx Green-Up of The New York Botanical Garden, City Parks Foundation, Grow to Learn,…
Location: Grove Hill Community Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free

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