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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…

 

September 2019 - Art in the Gardens - Georgia Avenue Garden

About the Garden: Georgia Avenue Garden was founded in 1986 by the Georgia Avenue Block Association. The purpose of creating this garden was to not only beautify the block but to provide fresh produce to seniors and low-income residents in the area. This is still part of the garden’s mission to date, and gardeners work hard to keep the garden productive.     In the Spring of 2018 the garden…

 

May 2019 - Art in the Gardens - First Street Garden

About the Garden: First Street Garden is a GreenThumb community garden in the Lower East Side neighborhood of Manhattan.  Want to see the murals in person?  Come to our Planting Design for Gardens in the Shade workshop on Saturday June 22nd from 1 - 4PM!  If you are interested in becoming a member of First Street Garden, please contact Anthony Reuter - GreenThumb Senior Outreach Coordinator -…

 

March 2019 - Art in the Gardens - Edward P. Bowman Park

About the Garden: The nonsectarian, nonprofit, Harlem organization was founded in 1994 as one of the few inner-city, urban land trusts in New York City and the United States.  They are responsible for creating and now stewarding three vest-pocket parks and community gardens, and one open-space children's playground on West 128th and 129th Streets between 5th and Lenox Avenues. These are the locations where 50+ Harlem…

 
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