GreenThumb

The largest community gardening program in the nation

GreenThumb Events & Workshops

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

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Jun27

Attracting Pollinators and Pest-Managing Predator Insects with Native Plants

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Learn about the importance of our local pollinators and how to create gardens to attract…
Location: New Roots Community Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Jun28

Keeping Chickens Part 1: Spring and Summer (Brooklyn)

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn the nuts and bolts of keeping chickens in the city. This workshop will be the first…
Location: Tranquility Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free
Jun28

Yoga In The Garden

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join free yoga classes in the garden every Wednesday at 7:00 p.m., from May 17 through…
Location: Kosciuszko Garden Learning Center, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Jun29

Outdoor Composting 101

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us at La Plaza Cultural Community Garden to learn how garden trimmings and food scraps…
Location: La Plaza Cultural (in ), Manhattan
Cost: Free

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Jul 5

Yoga In The Garden

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join free yoga classes in the garden every Wednesday at 7:00 p.m., from May 17 through…
Location: Kosciuszko Garden Learning Center, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Jul 8

Living Soil: Compost Tea for Integrated Pest Management

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This workshop will walk you through a simple DIY brewing system that will cost under $25…
Location: Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location
Cost: Free

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Jul 9

City Chicken: Egg Workshop

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
It's all about the egg at this citywide workshop! Join us for a detailed discussion…
Location: Imani Community Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location
Cost: Free

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Jul11

Brewing Compost Tea

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Compost tea inoculates plants and soil against disease by introducing an abundance and…
Location: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Jul12

Composting: What's Going On Inside My Bin?

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
In this workshop, we’ll discuss the basics of composting and how to troubleshoot…
Location: Morris-Jumel Ecological Garden (in ), Manhattan
Cost: Free
Jul12

Yoga In The Garden

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join free yoga classes in the garden every Wednesday at 7:00 p.m., from May 17 through…
Location: Kosciuszko Garden Learning Center, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Jul13

Making Herbal Teas using Garden Herbs

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Herbs can do more than enhance your food – many have medicinal properties as well.…
Location: Isabahlia Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Jul15

Bronx Food & Farm Tour: South Bronx

9:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.
This tour features the bounty of fresh food grown here in the Bronx and available at local…
Location: Cypress Avenue 6 Train Station, Bronx This is an Accessible location
Cost: $15

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Jul18

Replenishing Your Soil

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Want to learn how to keep your plants growing strong this season? In this workshop we…
Location: 400 Montauk Avenue Block Association, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Jul19

Yoga In The Garden

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join free yoga classes in the garden every Wednesday at 7:00 p.m., from May 17 through…
Location: Kosciuszko Garden Learning Center, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Jul22

Keeping Chickens Part 1: Spring and Summer (Bronx)

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn the nuts and bolts of keeping chickens in the city. This workshop will be the first…
Location: Friends of Brook Park, Bronx
Cost: Free

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Jul25

Making Natural Insect Repellent Candles

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Annoyed by pesky nats and mosquitos that congregate in the garden once the summer sun sets?…
Location: Oasis Community Garden, Manhattan This is an Accessible location
Cost: Free

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Jul26

Yoga In The Garden

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join free yoga classes in the garden every Wednesday at 7:00 p.m., from May 17 through…
Location: Kosciuszko Garden Learning Center, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Jul27

Growing Plants for Dye

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Many of the beautiful plants that we grow in the garden can also be used to color yarn and…
Location: Phoenix Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Jul29

Feral Cat Caretaker Certificate

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) and colony care in this hands-on workshop.…
Location: Jackie Robinson Recreation Center (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location
Cost: Free

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Aug 1

Signage for Inside the Garden

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Come paint educational, informational, and decorative signs to hang inside your garden.…
Location: Evergreen Community Garden (in Kissena Corridor Park), Queens This is an Accessible location
Cost: Free

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