GreenThumb

The largest community gardening program in the nation

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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Thursday, May 23, 2019

May23

6th Annual Rose Walk at LaGuardia Corner Garden

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us for our 6th Annual Rose Walk at LaGuardia Corner Garden in the heart of NYC’s…
Location: LaGuardia Corner Community Garden, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Friday, May 24, 2019

May24

6th Annual Rose Walk at LaGuardia Corner Garden

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us for our 6th Annual Rose Walk at LaGuardia Corner Garden in the heart of NYC’s…
Location: LaGuardia Corner Community Garden, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Saturday, May 25, 2019

May25

6th Annual Rose Walk at LaGuardia Corner Garden

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us for our 6th Annual Rose Walk at LaGuardia Corner Garden in the heart of NYC’s…
Location: LaGuardia Corner Community Garden, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

May28

Basic Chicken Care: Part 1

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn the nuts and bolts of keeping chickens in the city. This workshop will be the first…
Location: 100 Quincy Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Thursday, May 30, 2019

May30

Planting Potatoes and Sweet Potatoes

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Potatoes and sweet potatoes come in all shapes and colors. Learn the secrets to planting…
Location: Rockaway Youth Task Force Garden, Queens
Cost: Free

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Jun 1

Pollinator Perennials and Their Care

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
At this workshop, we’ll learn how to care for the colorful, easy perennial plants…
Location: Rainbow Block Association Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free
Jun 1

NYRP Free Tree Giveaway

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The New York Restoration Project continues to partner with community organizations…
Location: Discovery Community Garden, Queens
Cost: Free

Sunday, June 2, 2019

Jun 2

TreeLC: Tree Bed Planting Day

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Participants will plant native pollinator-friendly perennials in sidewalk tree beds on West…
Location: In Front of PS 214, Bronx
Cost: Free

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Jun 4

Bring the Tropics to the Garden

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Looking for that lush tropical backdrop to transport you from your daily stress to a serene…
Location: Wanaqua Garden (in ), Bronx
Cost: Free

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Jun 8

Domino Tournament - Bronx

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We’re bringing it back! This free domino tournament is open to players of all ages,…
Location: Vogue Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free
Jun 8

Soil Safety Basics: Lead in Soils Workshop

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Soils in urban areas are more likely than soils elsewhere to contain certain contaminants.…
Location: 61 Franklin Street Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Jun11

Aquaponics 101

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Ever wonder about what it might be like to raise fish in a community garden that you can…
Location: Frank White Memorial Garden (in ), Manhattan
Cost: Free

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Jun12

Make Your Own Herbal Bath Salts and Shower Scrub

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Create your own herbal sea salt scrub using the aromatherapy properties of herbs from the…
Location: Patchen Community Square, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Jun13

Attracting Pollinators with Native Plants

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Learn about the importance of our local pollinators and how to create gardens that attract…
Location: New Roots Community Farm, Bronx
Cost: Free

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Jun15

Natural Insect Repellent Candles

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Annoyed by pesky gnats and mosquitos that congregate in the garden once the summer sunsets?…
Location: Georgia Avenue Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free
Jun15

Bronx Food and Farm Walking Tours 2019: Belmont Community Gardens Tour

11:00 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Hosted by Bronx Green-Up of The New York Botanical Garden Tour Guide: Aleyna Rodriguez…
Location: West Farms Square and East Tremont Avenue, Bronx This is an Accessible location
Cost: To purchase tickets and reserve your seat, fill out the form at nybg.org/farmtours or call (718) 817-8026. All proceeds go to the participating community gardens and urban farms.
Jun15

Whispers in the Grove

3:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Calling all art, science, and nature lovers! Come visit "Whispers in the Grove",…
Location: East River Park Compost Yard (in Corlears Hook Park), Manhattan
Cost: Free

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Jun18

Chicken Care Part 2: Basic Chicken Healthcare

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Why did the chicken cross the road? To get her health checkup! In this workshop, we will…
Location: Pleasant Village Community Garden This is an Accessible location
Cost: Free

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Jun20

Raised Bed Design: Sub-Irrigation and Side Benches

5:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Let’s build the ultimate raised bed! Join us to learn some basic carpentry skills and…
Location: Franklin & Verna l. Judge Community Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free

Friday, June 21, 2019

Jun21

Make Music New York at Joseph Daniel Wilson Memorial Garden

4:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Make Music New York is a live, free musical celebration on June 21, the…
Location: Joseph Daniel Wilson Memorial Garden (in ), Manhattan This is an Accessible location
Cost: Free

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