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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. 2017


Wednesday, May 3, 2017

May 3

Planting Potatoes and Sweet Potatoes

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Potatoes and sweet potatoes come in all shapes and colors. Learn the secrets to planting…
Location: Rockaway Student Farm, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, May 6, 2017

May 6

Butterfly Project NYC Native Plant Share

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Bronx Green-Up/The New York Botanical Garden and Butterfly Project NYC to find out…
Location: Grove Hill Learning Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free

Thursday, May 11, 2017


The Power of Herbs

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Herbs are powerful in treating common sicknesses as well as other aspects impacting…
Location: Bronx Sunshine Garden (in ), Bronx
Cost: Free

Saturday, May 13, 2017


Plant Giveaway / Perennial Workshop at The Battery

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Battery is home to 134,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens grown without the…
Location: Battery Urban Farm (in The Battery), Manhattan
Cost: Free

Marvelous Mushrooms Spring

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Fungi can be helpful in your garden and delicious in the kitchen. This class offers a peek…
Location: Smiling Hogshead Ranch, Queens
Cost: Free

Wednesday, May 17, 2017


Making Creative Structures from Your Existing Rubble

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This workshop will show the creative uses of existing garden rubble like used bricks,…
Location: Patchen Community Square, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Sunday, May 21, 2017


Vertical Gardening 2: Pallet Planters

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
In this vertical gardening series you will learn how to transform recycled pallets into…
Location: Hooper Street Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Wednesday, May 24, 2017


Direct Sow and Transplant Workshop

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Want to grow more food in less space? Tired of struggling and/or stunted transplants? Join…
Location: 138th Street Community Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free

Thursday, May 25, 2017


Healthy Trees

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us for a walk in the garden and beyond the garden gates to look at trees. Learn how to…
Location: Union Street Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, June 24, 2017


Hydrangea Hurrah at Madison Square Park

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Madison Square Park Conservancy is excited to present the second annual Madison Square Hort…
Location: Madison Square Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location
Cost: Free

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