April Events and Workshops
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Compost Made Easy
Saturday, April 19th 12:00pm-1:30pm
This workshop starts with a one-hour session covering the essentials of outdoor composting, from choosing your bin to harvesting and using your finished product. In the second portion, we'll apply the workshop tips and techniques by helping the host community garden recycle their garden trimmings into compost. No prior experience is necessary.
Location: Leave It Better Kids' Garden, 1970 Grand Ave, off West Tremont Ave, Bronx
Wednesday, April 26th 12:30pm-2:30pm
Bronx Green-Up and River Garden will host this spring's tree giveaway. Be part of the city's effort to plant one million trees in NYC. Trees are available for adoption, to be planted on private properties or in your community garden (no parks or other public land)
Location:River Garden, corner of East 180th St and Devoe, Bronx
Learn the basics of composting garden and food waste to make the soil in your garden burst with healthy fruits and vegetables, and join us as we begin construction of a 3-Bin Compost System. Grow to Learn registered schools only may request soil, compost, and lumber for Fall delivery.
Location:Abraham Lincoln High School, 2800 Ocean Parkway, Brooklyn
Sunday, April 27th 12:00pm-2:00pm
Pick up your free tree! In partnership with local community organizations, NYRP is giving away trees throughout NYC this spring. For more information, and for other giveaway dates and locations, visit NYRP's website.
Location:Urban Garden Center, Park Avenue and 116th Street, Manhattan
Wednesday, April 30th 4:00pm-6:30pm
Grow to Learn registered schools only may pick up 2 flats each of mixed vegetable, herb, and flower starts. First come, first served, while supplies last.
Location: Hattie Carthan Community Garden, 654 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn(Corner of Marcy Avenue & Clifton Place)