September Events and Workshops

 

 If you have an upcoming event you'd like us to include, please let us know at growtolearn@grownyc.org


 

Cover Crops

Thursday, September 18th, 5:30 - 7:00pm

Location: Bed-Stuy Farm, 404 Decatur St., Brooklyn, NY 11233 Between Malcolm X Blvd. and Patchen Ave.

Cost: Free

 

Cover crops are grown to replenish the soil and prevent erosion. Plant a fall cover crop to put your garden to bed for the season. In the spring, till under the plants to rejuvenate the soil. We will discuss the role of cover crops in enhancing soil health, talk about recommended crop choices and practice sowing seed.

Registered School Gardens will be able to receive cover crop seeds.


 

The Daffodil Project Giveaway

Monday,September 22nd, 12:00 - 6:00pm

Location: 49 Chambers St., Manhattan. Room 212

Cost: Free

 

Would you like to beautify your garden space? Maybe your schoolyard or street trees could use some early spring color? Planting daffodil bulbs this fall is the best way to brighten up your garden in the early spring and get your next growing season started with some bright yellow flair.


Grow to Learn is partnering with The Daffodil Project, founded in 2001 as a living memorial to 9/11, to giveaway daffodil bulbs to all interested registered schools. If you would like to receive bulbs, please RSVP below.

 

Gardeners should be prepared to show ID and use a metal detector to enter the building.

 

Please RSVP


 

The Daffodil Project Giveaway

Tuesday, September 23nd, 12:00 - 6:00pm

Location: 49 Chambers St. Manhattan. Room 212

Cost: Free

 

Would you like to beautify your garden space? Maybe your schoolyard or street trees could use some early spring color? Planting daffodil bulbs this fall is the best way to brighten up your garden in the early spring and get your next growing season started with some bright yellow flair.


Grow to Learn is partnering with The Daffodil Project, founded in 2001 as a living memorial to 9/11, to giveaway daffodil bulbs to all interested registered schools. If you would like to receive bulbs, please RSVP below.

 

Gardeners should be prepared to show ID and use a metal detector to enter the building.

 

Please RSVP



 

Cover Crops for School Gardens

Monday, September 29, 4-6pm

Location: Northeast Brooklyn Housing Development Corporation. 378 Throop Ave., Brooklyn

Cost: Free

 

Cover crops are grown to replenish the soil and prevent erosion. Plant a fall cover crop to put your garden to bed for the season. In the spring, till under the plants to rejuvenate the soil. We will discuss cover crops in the context of school gardens and their role in enhancing soil health, recommend crop choices, and practice sowing seed.

 

Registered School Gardens will be able to receive cover crop seeds and sign up for lumber and soil deliveries.

 

Please RSVP


Essex St. Garden Workshops: Cover Crops

Saturday,September 27th, 12am - 12pm

Location: Essex St. Community Garden. 3030 Fulton St., Brooklyn

Cost: Free

  

 Come learn how to use cover crops to prepare your plot for winter.  Protect your soil and receive free seeds!
Since materials are limited all participants must RSVP at (718) 649-7979. 

 


Canning and Preserving the Harvest

Saturday,September 27th, 12:30 - 2:00pm

Location: Maggie’s Garden, 1574 Lexington Ave., New York, NY 10029

Cost: Free

 

Enjoy the bounty of the growing season and learn to preserve your harvest! This workshop will demonstrate how to preserve your vegetables, create fruit jams and enjoy the harvest all year long. This workshop is offered in partnership with Just Food.

 

Registered School Gardens will be able to receive a canning supply kit and instructional book.

 

Grant Writing and Garden Planning Workshop

Thursday,,September 30th, 4:30 - 6:30pm

Location: GrowNYC, 49 Chambers St., Manhattan. Room 212

Cost: Free

 

Is your school planning on applying for the Grow to Learn Mini-Grant this fall? Join the Grow to Learn team to learn how to write a successful grant application and stay for the Garden Planning workshop to create your optimal garden vision.

 

Gardeners should be prepared to show ID and use a metal detector to enter the building.

 

Please RSVP