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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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Mar26

Spring Compost Kickoff

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us for our Spring Compost Kickoff!  Not sure what to do with all those…
Location: 6th Street and Avenue B Community Garden (in ), Manhattan
Cost: Free

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Mar27

Making a DIY Sub-irrigated Window Box

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Facilitated by Nina Browne (Brooklyn Botanic Garden Community Greening) Almost any…
Location: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Mar28

Soil Safety Basics: A Lead in Soils Workshop

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Soils in urban areas are more likely than soils elsewhere to contain certain contaminants.…
Location: Park Church Co-op, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Mar30

35th Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks GreenThumb as we celebrate our 35th Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether!…
Location: Graduate Center of the City University of New York, Manhattan
Cost: $0-$10 This event is free, but lunch will not be provided with the free ticket. You can purchase a bagged lunch from CUNY’s caterer in advance when registering for the event on Eventbrite.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Apr 3

Living Mulch for Street Trees

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Facilitated by Carla Rodriguez and Deneen Reynolds-Knott (Brooklyn Botanic Garden…
Location: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Apr 6

Include the Food: Introduction to Community Composting

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Facilitated by NYC Compost Project hosted by Snug Harbor  Did you know that…
Location: Hill Street Garden, Staten Island
Cost: Free
Apr 6

Spring Bokashi Composting Workshop

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This workshop will focus on vermicomposting (worm composting) with bokashi. We will also…
Location: El Sol Brillante Community Garden, Manhattan, Children's Garden, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Apr11

Happy Hydrating with your Hydrant

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Facilitated by Robin Randazzo – NYC Department of Environmental Protection…
Location: William B. Washington Memorial Garden (in ), Manhattan
Cost: Free

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Apr13

GreenThumb Spring Supply Distribution 2019

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Pick up basic gardening and maintenance supplies for your registered GreenThumb garden.…
Location: Hattie Carthan Garden (in Hattie Carthan Community Garden), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Powell Street Livonia Garden (in ), Brooklyn, Green Oasis Community Garden/Gilbert's Garden (in ), Manhattan, 494 E. 141st Street, Corner of Madison Ave. and 124th St. (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan
Cost: Free
Apr13

Safe Soil Gardening Practices: Limiting Our Legacy of Lead

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Facilitated by the Legacy Lead Consortium, CUNY Brooklyn College, the Advanced Science…
Location: La Finca del Sur, Bronx
Cost: Free

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Apr16

Stop and Plant Some Roses

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Facilitated by Shinichi Harada – community gardener and member of the Manhattan…
Location: Dias Y Flores (in ), Manhattan This is an Accessible location
Cost: Free

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Apr17

Aphids, Flea Beetles, and Snails, Oh My!

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Struggling with aphids, whiteflies, and other pests in your garden? Join us for an…
Location: Walt L. Shamel Garden (in ), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location
Cost: Free

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Apr20

Harlem Grown's Earth Day Celebration

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for our first event of the season to celebrate the resilience of our…
Location: Harlem Grown 134th Street Farm, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Sunday, April 21, 2019

Apr21

Easter Egg Hunt

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Melrose New Generation is having an Easter Day Event!   Activities:…
Location: Melrose New Generation Community Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Apr23

Organizing for Garden Success (Part 1 of 2)

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

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Apr24

Weeds and Herbs Walk

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Facilitated by Jess Turner Dandelion, burdock, violet leaf, and ground ivy: just…
Location: Pa `lante Garden, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Apr27

Art in the Garden: Mosaic Paver Stones

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Facilitated by Ceramic specialist Essye Klempner and GreenThumb Enhance your…
Location: Parque Tranquilidad, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

May 1

Mother's Day: Make Your Own Bouquet Project

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Come join Melrose New Generation Community Garden for a Mother's Day - Make Your Own…
Location: Melrose New Generation Community Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free
May 1

Soil Safety Basics: Lead in Soils Workshop

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Soils in urban areas are more likely than soils elsewhere to contain certain contaminants.…
Location: Park Church Co-op, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Thursday, May 2, 2019

May 2

Citizen Pruner Certification

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
With Citizen Pruner certification from Trees New York , members of GreenThumb community…
Location: GreenThumb Office, Manhattan
Cost: Free

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