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Green Thumb Events
34th Annual Grow Together Conference
March 31st, 2018 Saturday
Join NYC Parks GreenThumb to celebrate their 40th Anniversary, where they’ll be “Honoring Our Roots” and kicking-off the community gardening season in New York City! The day will be packed with workshops and kids’ activities.
This year's GrowTogether Conference will feature a keynote address by Karen Washington - a pioneer and advocate for community gardens and food justice, a member of La Familia Verde Community Garden Coalition, and the co-founder of the Black Urban Growers.
Get your $5 tickets here. Tickets will be $10 at the door on the day of the conference. The first 500 people to purchase a ticket in advance will receive a free 40th anniversary gift!
Ticket Registration for Grow Together
New York Botanical Garden
General Gardening Advice:
USDA Plant Hardiness Zones
Useful Gardening Tips to Improve Our Environment ecobeneficial
Brooklyn Botanic Gardening Handbooks
Gardeners Help Line at BBG Library
Plants for Birds
Composting and Soil Health:
A Beginners Guide to Earthworms
Improve.net with many links
15 minute film on composting
"Compost bin construction" NYC.gov
Low Cost Compost Bins NYC.gov
Seeds and Plants online:
Seed Saver's Exchange
Johnny's Selected Seeds
Prairie Moon Nursery
Botanical Interests (seeds)
in the Tri-State area:
Well Sweep Herb Farm