GreenThumb

The largest community gardening program in the nation

GreenThumb Events & Workshops

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

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Sunday, April 22, 2018

Apr22

LUNGS 4th Annual Spring Awakening 2018

11:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join LUNGS - Loisaida United Neighborhood Gardens on Earth Day for the 4th Annual Spring…
Location: El Jardin Del Paraiso (in ), Manhattan
Cost: Free
Apr22

Boogie Down Earth Day

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Green Worker Co-ops and Green Feen Organix invite volunteers and people of all ages for a…
Location: Synergi Urban Farm (in ), Bronx
Cost: Free
Apr22

Earth Day Celebration

1:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Enjoy a spring day of seed ball making, seed starting, and a community picnic! Bring a dish…
Location: El Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Apr24

Beekeeping: An Introduction (Bronx)

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Curious about bees for honey and pollination in your community garden? Join Liane Newton…
Location: Risse Street Community Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Apr26

Beekeeping: An Introduction (Brooklyn)

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Curious about what it takes to keep honey bees in your community garden? Join longtime…
Location: St. John Cantius Parish (in ), Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Apr28

Greenhouse Basics: Starting Seeds

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Spring into the gardening season with a workshop on starting seeds! Learn about…
Location: Rainbow Garden of Life and Health, Bronx
Cost: Free
Apr28

Turning an Overgrown Site into a Maintainable Natural Area

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This workshop will take us through the process of transforming overgrown areas into natural…
Location: Roberto Clemente Community Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

May 2

Sharing our Farm Traditions: Growing Korean Crops at Evergreen Community Garden

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Evergreen Community Garden is a five-acre community garden in a predominantly Korean…
Location: Evergreen Community Garden (in Kissena Corridor Park), Queens This is an Accessible location
Cost: Free

Saturday, May 5, 2018

May 5

GreenThumb Plant Starts Distribution

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Get your veggie transplants and native plant starts at our annual giveaway, plus tips on…
Location: Melrose New Generation Community Garden, Bronx, UCC Youth Farm, Brooklyn
Cost: Free
May 5

Kingsbridge Heights Community Garden Open House

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Come join Kingsbridge Heights Community Garden and celebrate the new growing season! On…
Location: Kingsbridge Heights Community Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

May 8

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

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Disorganization creates dysfunction. This two-part workshop series is designed to help your…
Location: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, May 12, 2018

May12

Butterfly Project NYC Native Plant Share

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Bronx Green-Up/The New York Botanical Garden and Butterfly Project NYC to find out…
Location: Grove Hill Learning Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free
May12

The Collage Garden Exhibition Opening

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Welcome to the Concrete Jungle! First germinated in Norway, then sprouted in the…
Location: 6BC Botanical Garden, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

May15

Tropical Accent Design

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
In this workshop, we will use our warm growing season to cultivate fast growing tropical…
Location: Edith Community Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free

Saturday, May 19, 2018

May19

Direct Sow and Transplant

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Want to grow more food in less space? Tired of struggling or having stunted transplants?…
Location: River Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free
May19

Marvelous Mushrooms

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Fungi can be helpful in your garden and delicious in the kitchen. This class offers a peek…
Location: Campos Community Garden (in ), Manhattan
Cost: Free

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

May22

Planting Potatoes and Sweet Potatoes

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Potatoes and sweet potatoes come in all shapes and colors. Learn the secrets to planting…
Location: Urban Harvest Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Thursday, May 24, 2018

May24

Building Creative Structures from Your Existing Rubble

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This workshop will show the creative uses of existing garden rubble, ie: used bricks,…
Location: Ten Neighbors Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free