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UPDATED: Important Service Changes

  The World Health Organization has declared the COVID-19 disease, known as the coronavirus, a pandemic. Due to this, GreenThumb is making important service changes, to ensure the health and safety of our partners and the public. You can learn more, including how to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, on the CDC or NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene webpage .    For…

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NYC Parks Declares Solidarity with Black Community

Dear Community Gardeners: As a show of solidarity with the Black Community and commitment to do its part to end systemic racism, NYC Parks announced some of the things our agency is doing to address issues within our parks system, in celebration of Juneteenth 2020. We are sharing Parks’ recent press release below and also identifying other opportunities that may interest community gardeners who are interested in showing…

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GreenThumb Plant Guides

Download the Plant Guides for the 2020 GreenThumb Plant Deliveries here . Higher quality individual plant guides below. For the first time in GreenThumb’s history, we have shifted our traditional plant distribution to a contactless plant and seed delivery to adhere to COVID-19 social distancing measures. We are thrilled to provide you with a broad selection of top quality seeds and seedlings of annual flowers, herbs,…

 

Open Garden Day NYC - August 1

GreenThumb will host a series of virtual garden tours and activities across the five boroughs throughout the week leading up to Open Garden Day and on August 1st  from 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (rain or shine).  Due to  the City's cancellation of large public events, and to ensure the health and safety of the public and our partners,  GreenThumb's Op en Garden Day  NYC has been rescheduled to a…

 

GreenThumb Webinar Schedule

The World Health Organization has declared the COVID-19 disease, known as the coronavirus, a pandemic. At GreenThumb, the health and safety of our partners and the public is always our top concern. As a result, all GreenThumb-led workshops are being cancelled, postponed, or offered online until further notice.  You can learn more, including how to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, on the CDC or  NYC…

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GreenThumb Webinar Video Recordings

To watch past Lunch with GreenThumb, our virtual lunchtime workshop series, and our webinars from Earth Day, please visit the links below. LUNCH WITH GREENTHUMB: April 13:  Starting Seeds at Home Password: Seeds2020! Facilitated by: Lillian Reyes (GreenThumb) April 17: The Highs and Lows of High and Low Tunnels Password: HighTunnels2020! Facilitated by: Onika Abraham…

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Best Practices for Community Gardening during COVID-19

(updated 4/15/2020) The World Health Organization has declared the COVID-19 disease, known as the coronavirus, a pandemic. Due to this, GreenThumb is making important service changes, to ensure the health and safety of our partners and the public. Please read about these changes and additional safety precautions in this announcement . These best practices for community gardening have been collected from greening…

 
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