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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.

Mar. 2019


Wednesday, May 8, 2019

May 8

Events on a Shoestring: Designing your Garden for Events (Part 2 of 2)

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Do you need to make improvements to your garden for upcoming events? What are the key…
Location: GreenThumb Office, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Saturday, May 11, 2019


Butterfly Project NYC Native Plant Share

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

Tuesday, May 14, 2019


Raised Bed Design: Wheelchair-Accessible, Table-Top Raised Beds

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Gardens should be accessible to everyone, regardless of age or mobility. This workshop will…
Location: Powers St. Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Wednesday, May 15, 2019


South Asian Medicinal Plants

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Facilitated by Muhammad Rahman (Gardener at Drew Gardens) and…
Location: Drew Gardens, Bronx
Cost: Free

Saturday, May 18, 2019


Direct Sow and Transplant Workshop

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bronx Green-Up of The New York Botanical Garden and GreenThumb Want to grow more food…
Location: Wishing Well Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free

Sunday, May 19, 2019


Marvelous Mushrooms

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Facilitated by Jan Mun (Brooklyn College) and Gil Lopez (Gardener at Smiling Hogshead…
Location: Genesis Community Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free

Wednesday, May 22, 2019


Sharing our Farm Traditions: Oko Farms

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Oko Farms is a GreenThumb community garden known for its aquaponics system — a…
Location: Oko Farms Aquaponics Education Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Tuesday, May 28, 2019


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


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

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