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November 2018

Art of Indoor Bonsai Workshop

Saturday, November 3, 2018, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Students learn about bonsai traditions, artistic design principles, bonsai horticulture, and both short and long-term maintenance. Each participant will leave with a finished bonsai potted into a bonsai pot, working with a tropical or sub-tropical tree that can grow well in apartments. All materials included, recommended for adults and children ages 10+ (accompanied by participating adult). Registration required. Click here to purchase tickets. Please note: registration for this workshop will close on Thursday, November 1 at 12pm.

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Hanging Planter Macramé Workshop

Sunday, November 4, 2018, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Learn the basics behind macramé, textile produced by knotting. Join Melissa Taylor of terra + twine to get an idea of what it takes to design your own piece. This class will focus on creating a hanging planter and QBG will provide a selection of ideal plants for you to design your piece around! Recommended for adults and children ages 10+ (accompanied by participating adult). Registration required. Click here to purchase tickets. Drop-ins welcome upon availability.

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(SOLD OUT) Evening Cocktail & Craft: Terrarium Open Bar

Thursday, November 15, 2018, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
$20 Members / $25 Non-Member

In our last Evening Cocktail & Craft event of the year, create your own miniature world from an assortment of plants, containers, and tiny décor!All materials provided. Adults 21+ only. This event is SOLD OUT.

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February 2019

Lunar New Year Plant Sale

Saturday, February 2, 10:00 am to Saturday, February 9, 4:00 pm
Varies

Bring home a lucky plants for the Lunar New Year! From jade plants to peace lilies you’ll find out more about these auspicious beauties all week in the shop. Members receive 10% of QBG Shop purchases, join today to start enjoying benefits.

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March 2019

Start Your Summer Veggies Workshop (SOLD OUT)

Sunday, March 10, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 11:00am

Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Cultivate your green thumb at QBG with resident plant expert Fred Gerber in an introductory workshop on how to start your summer vegetables indoors. Participants take home a starter garden! Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. This event is sold out. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! Be sure to check out QBG's "What to See, What to Do" guide for where to find notable plants out in the Garden: queensbotanical.org/what-to-do-see

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Hanging Planter Macramé Workshop (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, March 16, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Learn the basics of macramé, textile produced by knotting. Join Melissa Taylor of terra + twine to learn how to design your own piece. This class will focus on creating a hanging planter. QBG will provide a selection of ideal plants for you to design your piece around! Recommended for adults and children ages 10+ (accompanied by participating adult). Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Click here to purchase tickets. This workshop is SOLD OUT. TIP: Spend the day at…

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Evening Cocktail & Craft: Rainforest Terrarium (SOLD OUT)

Wednesday, March 20, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Create your own rainforest with miniature tropical plants in a closed glass container. Enjoy a tropical cocktail while you plant your tiny ecosystem. All materials provided. Adults 21+ only. Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. This event is sold out. TIP: Book ahead for more cocktails and crafts! Indigo Shibori: Thursday, April 11 Macrame Planter: Thursday, May 9

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Start Your Summer Veggies Workshop (SOLD OUT)

Sunday, March 24, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Cultivate your green thumb at QBG with resident plant expert Fred Gerber in an introductory workshop on how to start your summer vegetables indoors. Participants take home a starter garden! This event is sold out. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! Be sure to check out QBG's "What to See, What to Do" guide for where to find notable plants out in the Garden: queensbotanical.org/what-to-do-see

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April 2019

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 Garden admission; drop-in 2 to 4pm: American Eden Book Talk with Victoria Johnson Included with Garden admission; registration required; click…

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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

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! On this day, join us for: – Compost Giveaway from 10am to 2pm; (free; registration required); – a seasonal garden tour…

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First Weekend: The Herbal Garden

Sunday, April 7, 11:00 am to 2:00 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 12:30pm: Storytime & Craft drop-in; included with Garden admission 1 to 2pm: Seasonal Garden Tour Drop-in; included with Garden admission 2 to 4pm: Printmaking Workshop $20-30; registration required; click here to purchase tickets Learn the basics of block printing and create a linoleum cut to print herbal patterns and designs onto paper and fabric. 2pm to 4pm: Activity Table will have botanical crafts with an herbal theme…

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Tree Giveaway with NYRP

Saturday, April 13, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Parking Garden at Queens Botanical Garden, 42-80 Cromelin St
Flushing, NY 11355 United States
Free

QBG and New York Restoration Project (NYRP) will give away 150 trees to NYC residents like you! Trees will include flowering and fruiting varieties like Dogwood, Eastern Redbud, and American Plum. Sign up to take home a tree! TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! Go to the Visitor & Administration Building Gallery to see "In Full Bloom," featuring three artists presenting work inspired by the shape and form of flowers and bodies in nature. Be sure to check out…

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Botanical Immigrants Tour

Saturday, April 20, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Included with Garden admission

Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Week and join our botanical immigrants tour to learn about the global origins of plants within our collections and how they’re used in different cultures throughout the world. Register in advance. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Click here to register. ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October: Adults – $6, Seniors (age 62+) – $4, Students with ID – $4, Children (ages 4 to 12) – $2,…

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Compost Crafts: Summer Veggie Starts

Saturday, April 20, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Visit the pop-up planting station to see how compost can be used in potting mixes for starting summer vegetables. Take home a two-inch compostable pot with string bean, corn, or other veggie seeds. Suggested for ages 3 and up. Drop-in. While supplies last. Presented by NYC Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! Go to the Visitor & Administration Building Gallery to see "In Full Bloom," featuring three artists presenting work inspired by…

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May 2019

Floral Design: Tulips

Sunday, May 5, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
$30 Member / $40 Non-Member (includes Garden admission)

Arrange tulips at TULIP TIME! Participants will learn the beauty of designing with tulips and other bulb flowers as they create a spring basket arrangement to take home. All flowers and materials provided. Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. $30 Member / $40 Non-Member (includes Garden admission) Click here to purchase tickets. TIP: Spend the day at the Garden! This workshop takes place during TULIP TIME!, where we have a full day of festivities to celebrate spring bulb flowers, including tulip…

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Evening Cocktail & Craft: Macramé Planter

Thursday, May 9, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Sip on a spring cocktail and learn the basics of macramé, textile produced by knotting. Join Melissa Taylor of terra + twine to learn how to design your own piece. This class will focus on creating a hanging planter. QBG will provide a selection of ideal plants for you to design your piece around! All materials provided. Adults 21+ only. Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability. Click here to purchase tickets.

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Floral Design: Mother’s Day Bouquet

Saturday, May 11, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Learn the art of hand gathering bouquets for a fresh from the garden look! This workshop makes a great gift for Mom! Each participant will take a bouquet home. All materials provided. Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. $30 Member / $40 Non-Member (includes Garden admission) Click here to purchase tickets. TIP: More for mom! Make Mother’s Day Weekend memorable with colorful 15-minute mini photo session for family portraits at the Garden! ($150; registration required). Spend the day at the Garden!…

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Compost Crafts: Wildflower Seed Balls

Saturday, May 18, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Included with Garden admission

Make wildflower seed balls using compost made at QBG. Wildflower seed balls can be tossed in tree pits, gardens, and less loved lots to sow native flowering plants. Suggested for all ages 3+. Presented by NYC Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden. Drop-in. While supplies last. ***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October: Adults – $6, Seniors (age 62+) – $4, Students with ID – $4, Children (ages…

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