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10:00 am

Compost Giveback (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, April 6, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Parking Garden at Queens Botanical Garden, 42-80 Cromelin St
Flushing, NY 11355 United States
Free

The NYC Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden is giving away FREE compost! Although staff will be present to assist, please come prepared to fill and carry out your own bags. We will provide shovels and empty 7.5 gallon sandbags. The compost is made from residential food scraps collected locally and processed at QBG. Limit of 10 bags per […]

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11:00 am

First Weekend: The Herbal Garden

Saturday, April 6, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Included with Garden admission

QBG’s First Weekend activities in April are all about herbs! Schedule: 11am to 1pm: The Herbal Kitchen Workshop $20-30 (includes Garden admission); registration required; click to purchase tickets Herbs create many fragrances and flavors that we use in food, cosmetics, perfumes, and medicines. Capture and preserve herbs to use in your kitchen. 1 to 2pm: Seasonal Garden Tour Included with […]

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The Herbal Kitchen Workshop

Saturday, April 6, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
$20 Member / $30 Non-Member (Includes Garden admission)

Herbs create many fragrances and flavors that we use in food, cosmetics, perfumes, and medicines. Capture and preserve herbs to use in your kitchen. Recommended for adults and children ages 10+ (accompanied by participating adult). Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. $20 Member; $30 Non-Member (includes Garden admission). Click here to purchase tickets. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! […]

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2:00 pm

American Eden Book Talk with Victoria Johnson

Saturday, April 6, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Included with Garden admission

Join author Victoria Johnson for a discussion of her new book, American Eden, covering the untold story of the personal physician of adversaries Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, David Hosack, whose dream to build the nation's first botanical garden inspired the young republic. American Eden will be available for sale in the QBG Gift Shop. Get your copy signed by […]

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