GreenThumb

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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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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

May24

Square Foot Gardening

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join GreenThumb to learn how to use all your garden space evenly, and the best ways to…
Location: NYCHA's Tompkins Houses - Senior Retreat Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Thursday, May 26, 2022

May26

Garden Design Principles for Supporting Student Learning

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Recent years have expanded our appreciation of the value of outdoor classrooms. This…
Location: Virtual/Online Events, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Saturday, June 4, 2022

Jun 4

Open Garden Day NYC: Reproducing Plants

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
While some plants grow easily from seed, others are best to propagate from clippings of…
Location: NYCHA – Grant HousesTranquil Ground Garden, Manhattan
Cost: Free
Jun 4

Open Garden Day NYC: North Brooklyn Gardens Bike Tour

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks GreenThumb for a guided 6.5-mile bike tour of North Brooklyn community…
Location: Red Shed Garden, Brooklyn, Java Street Community Garden, Brooklyn, La Casita Verde, Powers St. Community Garden, Brooklyn, Green Dome, Brooklyn, Sunshine Community Garden, Brooklyn, El Puente: Espiritu Tierra Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Friday, June 10, 2022

Jun10

Birding in Marine Park

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. This is an opportunity for…
Location: Burnett Street and Avenue U (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location
Cost: Free

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Jun14

Organizing for Garden Success: Group Structure (Part 1 of 2)

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This two-part workshop series is designed to help your garden group build a strong…
Location: Virtual/Online Events, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Jun15

Conflict Transformation Circles for Community Gardeners

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Conflict is natural, and can happen even in the most well-organized garden group or with…
Location: Virtual/Online Events, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Jun21

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This two-part workshop series is designed to help your garden group build a strong…
Location: Virtual/Online Events, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Thursday, June 23, 2022

Jun23

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