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11:00 am

Farm & Compost Tours (CANCELLED)

Saturday, July 20, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Due to the heat advisory this event has been cancelled.  Discover what’s behind the scenes at QBG Farm & Compost. In this one-hour tour you will get a crash course on how we produce nutrient-rich compost from food scraps and horticultural waste. We will introduce the fundamentals of ecological farming. This tour is recommended for first-time visitors to QBG Farm […]

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Hapa-Zome: Flower Prints (CANCELLED)

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

Learn the art of hapa-zome, smashing plant color and shape onto fabric. Participants will go on a tour of the Garden with Jess Brey of Dyed in Queens, harvest plants for their hapa-zome project, and design two handkerchiefs. ***Due to the excessive heat warning for this weekend, this event has been cancelled.***  $20 Member / $30 Non-Member (includes Garden admission) […]

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2:00 pm

Soil Science: Facts & Field Tests

Saturday, July 20, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
FREE for Members / $6 Non-Member (includes Garden admission)

Aggregates, soil texture, the rhizosphere – what on Earth are we talking about? Facts & Field Tests provides a foundation for your soil explorations. Learn how soil scientists describe soils and what qualities are necessary for healthy plants and ecosystems through easy-to-replicate field tests. This workshop is presented by NYC Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden. Registration required. Drop-in […]

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