GreenThumb

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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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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Jul 7

Crowdfunding for Community Gardens with IOBY

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Have a great idea for a project in your local community garden? Need to raise some cash or…
Location: New York City, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Jul 8

GreenThumb Workshop: Lawns and Meadows 101

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Maintaining a quality lawn area involves more than irrigation, fertilization and pesticide…
Location: Family Group Garden/Latinos Unidos (in ), Bronx
Cost: Free

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Jul 9

GreenThumb Workshop: Group Structure and By-Laws 101

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Is your garden group in need of structure and more organization? This workshop will help…
Location: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Jul11

GreenThumb Workshop: Building Your Garden’s Presence

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We’ll focus on how to collect your garden’s history in oral, written or visual…
Location: Neighborhood Advisory Committee Community Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free
Jul11

GreenThumb Workshop: Tea for 2 Billion Organisms

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This is the second in a series of compost workshops in Staten Island. These…
Location: Moravian Churches Community Garden, Staten Island
Cost: Free
Jul11

Yoga for Gardeners

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
While we carefully tend to our plants’ health, self-care can get short shrift. Every…
Location: Tranquility Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free
Jul11

Ten Neighbors Community Garden Cleanup Day

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Please join the Ten Neighbors Community Garden for a cleanup day at the garden. They…
Location: Ten Neighbors Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Monday, July 13, 2015

Jul13

GreenThumb Workshop: Healthy Soils

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Want to learn how to keep your plants growing strong this season? Plant health is usually…
Location: Eagles Slope (in ), Bronx
Cost: Free

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Jul16

Composting With Lovely Red Worms

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Did you know that red worms have five pairs of hearts? Come to this workshop to learn more…
Location: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: $5

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Jul18

Hattie Carthan Community Farmers’ Market

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Shop for fresh, locally-grown produce, stone fruits, vegetables, herbs, Hattie Carthan…
Location: Hattie Carthan Garden (in ), Brooklyn
Cost: Free
Jul18

GreenThumb Workshop: Pest Management

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn the differences between good and bad insects in your garden; how to attract the good…
Location: Warren-St. Marks Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free
Jul18

Halsey Ralph & Howard Garden BBQ

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Have some fun at the Halsey Ralph & Howard Community Garden BBQ fundraiser and raffle.
Location: Halsey Ralph & Howard Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Jul21

GreenThumb Workshop: Bookkeeping and Accounting

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn how to effectively keep track of your community garden expenses. This workshop is an…
Location: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Jul25

Intergenerational BBQ at New Vision Community Garden

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy a fun-filled day with music, food, and refreshments while we honor…
Location: New Vision Garden (in ), Brooklyn
Cost: Free
Jul25

Community Work Day at MHBA Living Laboratory Garden

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come ready to get your hands dirty and help MHBA Living Laboratory Communtiy Garden spruce…
Location: MHBA Living Laboratory Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Jul30

GreenThumb Workshop: Intergenerational Gardener

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join gardeners young and old for an evening to come together and find solutions to issues…
Location: La Perla Garden (in ), Manhattan
Cost: Free

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Aug 1

GreenThumb Workshop: Drip Irrigation 101

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
An efficient irrigation system is the backbone to any garden or landscape. Proper water…
Location: Hands and Heart Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Aug 4

GreenThumb Workshop: Using Water Wisely

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Gardeners can collect and store the best water available for their plants—rainwater.…
Location: Fordham Bedford Lotbusters Community Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Aug 6

Garden Stories with Hamilton Fish Library

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Enjoy monthly summer story time with Hamilton Fish Park Branch Library!  …
Location: Siempre Verde Garden, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Sep 3

Garden Stories with Hamilton Fish Library

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Enjoy monthly summer story time with Hamilton Fish Park Branch Library!  …
Location: Siempre Verde Garden, Manhattan
Cost: Free

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