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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,…

 

GreenThumb Webinar Video Recordings

To watch past Lunch with GreenThumb, our virtual lunchtime workshop series, and our webinars from Earth Day and World Environment Day, please visit the links below. LUNCH WITH GREENTHUMB: April 4: Open Orchard School: Fruit Tree Pests & Diseases Password: OpenOrchard2020 Facilitated by Sam Van Aken (Open Orchard) and Trust for Governors Island April 4: Open Orchard School: Fruit…

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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…

 

Practicas Adecuadas para la Jardineria Comunitaria durante COVID-19

(actualizado el día 4/15/2020)   La Organización Mundial de la Salud ha declarado la enfermedad COVID-19, conocida como coronavirus, una pandemia. Debido a esto, GreenThumb ha realizado cambios importantes al servicio para asegurar la salud y la seguridad de nuestros colaboradores y el público en general. Por favor lea acerca de estos cambios importantes y precauciones adicionales de seguridad en…

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Gardener Resources

Resources for GreenThumb Community Gardeners COVID-19 Related News Find out more about  important services changes  ( Cambios Importantes en el Servicio ) to GreenThumb's programs and services, GreenThumb’s  best practices for community gardening  ( prácticas adecuadas para la jardinería comunitaria ), additional safety precautions, program cancellations, and potential…

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November 2019 - Art in the Gardens - Humacao Community Garden

About the Garden: Started around 1994, Humacao Community Garden was named after the town in Puerto Rico that founder Miriam’s family is from.  The small structure that exists within the garden - a Casita - is a replica of the style house that can be found in Humacao and across Puerto Rico.    About the Artist: Miriam, alongside her daughter, enjoys creating art from found objects…

 
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