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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, April 28, 2020

Apr28

Growing Brambles: Raspberries, Blackberries, and Other Cane Fruit

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Grow to Learn and GreenThumb Raspberries and blackberries are some of the sweetest and…
Location: 462 Halsey Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Sunday, May 3, 2020

May 3

Care of Pollinator Perennials in Spring

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Cindy Goulder (Ecological Landscapes / Urban Gardens) and GreenThumb We’ll get…
Location: Rainbow Block Association Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

May 5

It's All Coming Up Roses

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Cindy Goulder (Ecological Landscapes / Urban Gardens) and GreenThumb We’ll get…
Location: Isla Verde Garden (in ), Bronx
Cost: Free

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

May12

Native Ferns and Grasses for City Gardens: An Introduction

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Cindy Goulder (Ecological Landscapes / Urban Gardens) and GreenThumb Ferns and grasses…
Location: Liz Christy Garden (in ), Manhattan, City Lore Gallery, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Thursday, May 14, 2020

May14

Natural Insect Repellent Candles

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Annoyed by pesky gnats and mosquitos that congregate in the garden once the summer sun…
Location: Halsey, Ralph, & Howard Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, May 16, 2020

May16

Butterfly Project Native Plant Share Celebrates 15 Years!

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bronx Green-Up of The New York Botanical Garden, City Parks Foundation, Grow to Learn,…
Location: Grove Hill Community Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free
May16

Workshop at The Battery: Perennial Plant Care with Plants to Take Home!

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Battery Conservancy Learn how to care for perennials and grasses from The Battery…
Location: The Battery Conservancy, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Sunday, May 17, 2020

May17

Mosaic Paver Stones Part 1: Crafting Stones

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Essye Klempner (EFA Robert Blackburn Studio) and GreenThumb Enhance your…
Location: A Better Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

May19

Direct Sow and Transplant

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Bronx Green-Up of The New York Botanical Garden and GreenThumb Want to grow more food in…
Location: Garden of Eden, Bronx
Cost: Free

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

May20

Make Your Own Herbal Shower Scrub

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Marshalla Ramos-Inde (Patchen Community Square Garden and Bubbly Moon Naturals) and…
Location: East Fourth Street Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Thursday, May 21, 2020

May21

Art in the Garden: Botanical Drawing

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
The Art Students League of New York and GreenThumb Join us at the garden for some…
Location: Lentol Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

May26

Design and Placekeeping (Part 2 of 2)

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Placekeeping and placemaking are collaborative, creative, and hands-on processes centered…
Location: Phoenix Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

May27

Growing Peanuts and Cotton in NYC

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Willie Morgan (Our Little Green Acre) and GreenThumb Peanuts and cotton are not just…
Location: Our Little Green Acre, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Thursday, May 28, 2020

May28

Mosaic Paver Stones Part 2: Installing a Mosaic Stone Pathway

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Essye Klempner (EFA Robert Blackburn Studio) and GreenThumb In this workshop, we will…
Location: A Better Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, May 30, 2020

May30

Garden to Medicine Cabinet: Medicinal Plants and Herbs of the Foodway

11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bronx River Alliance and GreenThumb Join us for a tour of the Bronx River Foodway and…
Location: Concrete Plant Park, Bronx
Cost: Free
May30

Marvelous Mushrooms

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Jan Mun (Brooklyn College), Gil Lopez (Gardener at Smiling Hogshead Ranch), Grow to Learn,…
Location: Dunton and Civic Association Community Garden, Queens
Cost: Free

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