GreenThumb

The largest community gardening program in the nation

GreenThumb Events & Workshops

To add an event in your GreenThumb community garden to this calendar, please fill out our event listing request form.

GreenThumb workshops are marked with a green border, partner events are marked with a purple border.

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Saturday, April 25, 2015

Apr25

Grow to Learn Workshop: Raised Bed Building for Beginners

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Planning for a spring build day, but new to building raised beds? Join Grow to Learn as we…
Location: PS 1K, Brooklyn
Cost: Free
Apr25

GreenThumb Workshop: Soil Health

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Want to learn how to keep your plants growing strong this season?  Plant health is…
Location: PS 4 Paradise Garden (in ), Brooklyn
Cost: Free
Apr25

Hattie Carthan: Garden Planning Workshop

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come create a garden plan that can help you grow food and people throughout the spring,…
Location: Hattie Carthan Garden (in ), Brooklyn
Cost: Free
Apr25

Chenchita Community Garden Workshop: Yarn Bombing

12:30 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Please join us in crocheting and knitting beautiful flowers and nature items to…
Location: Chenchitas Community Garden, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Apr29

Creating Habitat for Native Pollinators in School Gardens

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Creating habitat for pollinators in your school garden is fun and has many benefits. In…
Location: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Apr30

Weed Walk: A Plant ID Workshop

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
A weed is just a plant out of place. If we know which weeds are in and around our garden,…
Location: Drew Gardens, Bronx
Cost: Free

Saturday, May 2, 2015

May 2

GreenThumb: Plant Starts Giveaway

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Get your veggie, herb, and flower transplants at our annual giveaway, plus tips on…
Location: GreenThumb Compound, Queens
Cost: Free
May 2

Tree Giveaway

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
GreenThumb and New York Restoration Project (NYRP) are teaming up to bring you free trees…
Location: GreenThumb Compound, Queens
Cost: Free
May 2

Resident Green Committee Summit

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Resident Green Committees and interested guests are invited to join the NYCHA Gardening and…
Location: Williamsburg Community Center, Brooklyn
Cost: Free
May 2

East New York Gardens: Spring Open House

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Build your garden's membership or go to your local community garden and find out…
Location: Clara's Garden (in ), Brooklyn, Floral Vineyard (in ), Brooklyn
Cost: Free
May 2

Powell Street Garden Fruit Tree Giveaway

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Please come to the garden for a free fruit tree, while supplies last. To reserve your…
Location: Powell Street Livonia Garden (in ), Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Sunday, May 3, 2015

May 3

Synergi Urban Farm: Urban Rebuilding Initiative, Growing Season Kick-Off

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Urban Rebuilding Initiative will kick off the 2015 season of growing and giving with…
Location: Synergi Urban Farm (in ), Bronx
Cost: Free
May 3

Tree Giveaway

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
GreenThumb and New York Restoration Project (NYRP) are teaming up to bring you free trees…
Location: Diamante Garden (in ), Manhattan
Cost: Free

Saturday, May 9, 2015

May 9

GreenThumb: Plant Starts Giveaway

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Get your veggie, herb and flower transplants at our annual giveaway, plus tips on square…
Location: Melrose New Generation Community Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free
May 9

Red Hook Community Farm: Open Bin NYC

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the NYC Compost Project hosted by Brooklyn Botanic Garden at Red Hook Community…
Location: Red Hook Community Farm, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

May13

GreenThumb Workshop: Soil Health

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Want to learn how to keep your plants growing strong this season?  Plant health is…
Location: La Perla Garden (in ), Manhattan
Cost: Free

Thursday, May 14, 2015

May14

GreenThumb Workshop: Teaching in the Garden

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Navigate the fun, but often challenging world of teaching kids in the garden. We will go…
Location: Joe Holzka Community Garden (in ), Staten Island
Cost: Free

Saturday, May 16, 2015

May16

GreenThumb: Plant Starts Giveaway

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Get your veggie, herb and flower transplants at our annual giveaway, plus tips on square…
Location: Hattie Carthan Garden (in ), Brooklyn
Cost: Free
May16

Butterfly Project NYC: Native Plant Share

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn more about the connections between native plants and pollinators and how to encourage…
Location: Grove Hill Learning Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

May20

GreenThumb Workshop: Worm Composting

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
We will construct a multi-bin worm composting system and learn the basics of vermiculture,…
Location: Vinegar Hill community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

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