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, May 7, 2016

May 7

MAS Jane's Walk: Jefferson Market Library and Its Environs

10:00 a.m.12:00 a.m.
This walk explores the Jefferson Market Library and its environs. The neighborhood is…
Location: Jefferson Market Library, Manhattan
Cost: Free
May 7

GreenThumb Workshop: Plant Starts Giveaway

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Get your veggie transplants at our annual giveaway, and learn some tips on square-foot…
Location: Melrose New Generation Community Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free
May 7

MAS Jane's Walk: Jefferson Market Library and Its Environs

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
This walk explores the Jefferson Market Library and its environs. The neighborhood is…
Location: Jefferson Market Library, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

May 10

Partnerships Academy Workshop: Partnering for Success (Bronx)

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Would you like to have more support for your community group? At this workshop,…
Location: The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx
Cost: Free

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

May 11

GreenThumb Workshop: The Power of Herbs

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Companion planting is growing garden plants together that have complementary requirements…
Location: Franklin Memorial Garden (in ), Bronx
Cost: Free

Saturday, May 14, 2016

May 14

GreenThumb Workshop: Event Planning For Volunteer Work Days

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Do you want to learn how to plan an event that will also improve your community garden…
Location: El Flamboyan Community Garden (in ), Bronx
Cost: Free
May 14

Butterfly Project NYC Native Plant Share

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

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

May 18

BQLT Special Project: Haitian Cultural Event

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This fun, family-friendly event will highlight the power of storytelling, and will…
Location: East 43rd Street Block Association Community Garden Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free
May 18

GreenThumb Workshop: Brick Laying/BBQ Pit Construction

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Don’t know what to do with the bricks in your garden? You can’t beat the taste…
Location: La Isla Garden (in ), Bronx
Cost: Free

Friday, May 20, 2016

May 20

Centennial Plant Sale at Bartow-Pell Conservancy

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Let your garden be inspired by ours! Unusual annuals, perennials, and herbs will be…
Location: Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx
Cost: Free

Saturday, May 21, 2016

May 21

GreenThumb Workshop: Plant Starts Giveaway

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Get your veggie transplants at our annual giveaway, and learn some tips on square-foot…
Location: GreenThumb Compound, Queens
Cost: Free
May 21

GreenThumb Workshop: Marvelous Mushrooms

12:00 p.m.3:00 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 25, 2016

May 25

LES History Month: The Return of the Great Meat Boycott

5:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Please join us for this LES History Month educational and performance event spotlighting…
Location: Siempre Verde Garden, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Thursday, May 26, 2016

May 26

GreenThumb Workshop: Weed Walk - Plant ID

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
A weed is just a plant out of place. If we know which weeds are in and around our garden,…
Location: La Finca del Sur, Bronx
Cost: Free

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Jun 1

Partnerships Academy Workshop: Partnering for Success (Manhattan)

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Would you like to have more support for your community group? In this workshop,…
Location: Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan
Cost: Free

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Jun 7

Partnerships Academy Workshop: Partnering for Success (Staten Island)

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Would you like to have more support for your community group? In this workshop,…
Location: Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island
Cost: Free

Friday, June 17, 2016

Jun 17

Bee Inspection Workshop

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
This workshop will help you check to see if your bee hive is healthy or if it…
Location: Green Valley Farm, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Jun 22

Partnerships Academy Workshop: Partnering for Success (Queens)

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Would you like to have more support for your community group? In this workshop,…
Location: Overlook Building Conference Room, Queens
Cost: Free