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January 2021

Greenhouse Gossip: Succulents & Cacti (Virtual Workshop)

Saturday, January 30, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Join us for our Greenhouse Gossip series where we focus on a different plant topic each month through plant care demonstrations, activities, and discussions. In January we are focusing on cacti and succulents, come ready with your own questions! $10 Non-Member / $8 Member* / Free with Urban Advantage Student +3 Voucher Registration required. CLICK HERE to register. *Not yet a Member? Starting at just $40, Membership gets you discounts on select programs, year-round FREE garden admission, parking passes and discounts,…

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February 2021

Celebrating Black Botanists: The Genius of George Washington Carver

Monday, February 15, 2021, 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Midwinter Break Virtual Family Series Join us on Zoom for an online family series celebrating Black achievements in the field of the botany. Workshops will feature prominent and relatively unknown historical Black botanists and scientists, demonstrations of their discoveries, and suggested at-home activities inspired by their work. We will also highlight current BIPOC-led organizations that are carrying on the legacy of their achievements. In this first online workshop of the series, we'll explore the work and impact of George Washington…

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Celebrating Black Botanists: Edmond Albius & the Cultivation of Vanilla

Tuesday, February 16, 2021, 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Midwinter Break Virtual Family Series Join us on Zoom for an online family series celebrating Black achievements in the field of the botany. Workshops will feature prominent and relatively unknown historical Black botanists and scientists, demonstrations of their discoveries, and suggested at-home activities inspired by their work. We will also highlight current BIPOC-led organizations that are carrying on the legacy of their achievements. In this online workshop, we'll explore the work and impact of Edmond Albius. Born into slavery, Edmond…

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Celebrating Black Botanists: Dr. Marie Clark Taylor, Historic Woman of Botany

Wednesday, February 17, 2021, 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Midwinter Break Virtual Family Series Join us on Zoom for an online family series celebrating Black achievements in the field of the botany. Workshops will feature prominent and relatively unknown historical Black botanists and scientists, demonstrations of their discoveries, and suggested at-home activities inspired by their work. We will also highlight current BIPOC-led organizations that are carrying on the legacy of their achievements. In this online family workshop, we'll explore the work and impact of Dr. Marie Clark Taylor, the…

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Celebrating Black Botanists: Percy H. Gentle, Plant Collector & Botanist

Thursday, February 18, 2021, 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Midwinter Break Virtual Family Series Join us on Zoom for an online family series celebrating Black achievements in the field of the botany. Workshops will feature prominent and relatively unknown historical Black botanists and scientists, demonstrations of their discoveries, and suggested at-home activities inspired by their work. We will also highlight current BIPOC-led organizations that are carrying on the legacy of their achievements. In this online family workshop, we'll explore the work and impact of Percy Gentle, a relatively unknown…

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Celebrating Black Botanists: Plants We Owe to Enslaved Africans

Friday, February 19, 2021, 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Midwinter Break Virtual Family Series Join us on Zoom for an online family series celebrating Black achievements in the field of the botany. Workshops will feature prominent and relatively unknown historical Black botanists and scientists, demonstrations of their discoveries, and suggested at-home activities inspired by their work. We will also highlight current BIPOC-led organizations that are carrying on the legacy of their achievements. So many of the plants we eat and enjoy everyday - sweet potato, rice, peas, cassava -…

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Greenhouse Gossip: Common Tropicals (Virtual Workshop)

Sunday, February 28, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Join us for our Greenhouse Gossip series where we focus on a different plant topic each month through plant care demonstrations, activities, and discussions. In February we are focusing on tropical houseplants, come ready with your own questions! $10 Non-Member / $8 Member* / Free with Urban Advantage Student +3 Voucher Registration required. CLICK HERE to register. *Not yet a Member? Starting at just $40, Membership gets you discounts on select programs, year-round FREE garden admission, parking passes and discounts, reciprocal…

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March 2021

Greenhouse Gossip: Seed Starting (Virtual Workshop)

Saturday, March 27, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Join us for our Greenhouse Gossip series where we focus on a different plant topic each month through plant care demonstrations, activities, and discussions. In March we are focused on starting seeds, come ready with your own questions! $10 Non-Member / $8 Member* / Free with Urban Advantage Student +3 Voucher Registration required. CLICK HERE to register. *Not yet a Member? Starting at just $40, Membership gets you discounts on select programs, year-round FREE garden admission, parking passes and discounts, reciprocal…

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Herbal Tea Virtual Workshop (CANCELED)

Wednesday, March 31, 2021, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
$5

Interested in learning more about herbalism and making your own tea? Join us for a Wellness Herbal Tea Virtual Workshop! Hosted in partnership with Alley Pond Environmental Center (APEC), you will learn basic history and facts of herbalism, create your own tea bags, make an herb drying craft for your kitchen, and finish with a seed planting!  Included in this workshop is an herbal tea kit with supplies, which you may pick up at APEC after registration.  Zoom invitation sent…

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April 2021

All About Covid-19 Vaccines: Free Virtual Workshop

Friday, April 2, 2021, 10:30 am to 11:30 am
FREE

This interactive talk will help you understand everything you need to know about Covid-19 vaccines. George Rodriguez, Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacist from NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, will discuss the vaccines as well as touch on current treatment options for Covid-19. Participants are encouraged to ask any questions they may have about Covid-19.

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Greenhouse Gossip: Herb Gardens (Virtual Workshop)

Sunday, April 25, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Join us for our Greenhouse Gossip series where we focus on a different plant topic each month through plant care demonstrations, activities, and discussions. In April we are focused on herb gardening, come ready with your own questions! $10 Non-Member / $8 Member* / Free with Urban Advantage Student +3 Voucher Registration required. CLICK HERE to register. *Not yet a Member? Starting at just $40, Membership gets you discounts on select programs, year-round FREE garden admission, parking passes and discounts, reciprocal…

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December 2021

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Compost in the Classroom: Incorporating Compost into Lesson Plans

Wednesday, December 29, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Are you interested in adding compost to your curriculum? Have you considered worms as a class pet? Join the QBG Compost Team for an online discussion of compost and how it connects with students as they learn about environmental stewardship. We'll come to you live from QBG to demonstrate our on-site composting process and how it relates to the kind of backyard or indoor composting that can be done at your school. FREE. Online Event. Registration required. Click HERE to…

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January 2022

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The Compost Mix: Monthly Compost Support

Wednesday, January 12, 2022, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Bring questions and meet fellow composters at our monthly virtual gathering where QBG's Compost Team talks all things compost. Do you have questions about your compost? Are you an aspiring composter but don't know where to start? Or do you just want to meet people who are also excited about food scraps? Join The Compost Mix, an hour-long virtual space to receive technical assistance from QBG's Compost Team and share experiences with your fellow composters. This virtual event will happen…

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Level Up: Steps to Becoming a Food Scrap Drop-Off Site (FSDO)

Wednesday, January 26, 2022, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Join the QBG Compost Team to learn about NYC's food scrap drop-off program and how you can take part in it! Do you want to bring composting to your community? Are you a business owner, organization, or civic group interested in hosting a food scraps drop-off? Join QBG Compost Team's Outreach Coordinator, Luisa Mojica, for an overview of New York City's food scrap drop-off program, how it benefits residents and neighborhoods, and what steps you can take to be part…

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Master Composter Pilot Workshop: Site Design (SOLD OUT)

Thursday, January 27, 2022, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

The Master Composter course is back this year! In preparation for its return, the NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden is offering sneak-peek presentations of three Master Composter workshops to the public! On this first workshop, the QBG Compost Team will lead participants through the considerations, benefits, and limitations of three scales of composting operations. Learn how to start or join composting sites in NYC as well as how to manage them as a community project! This is…

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Master Composter Pilot Workshop: Reaching and Teaching

Monday, January 31, 2022, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

The Master Composter course is back this year! In preparation for its return, the NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden is offering sneak-peek presentations of three Master Composter workshops to the public! If you’re interested in sharing compost knowledge with others, this workshop is for you! Learn methods of public engagement as well as tools and techniques that will enable you to educate others on composting. This is a virtual event. This class could count towards your Master Composter…

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February 2022

The Compost Mix: Monthly Compost Support

Wednesday, February 9, 2022, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Wednesday, May 11, 2022

FREE
Group chatting in background - foreground is a line of compost bins

Do you have questions about your compost? Are you an aspiring composter but don't know where to start? Or do you just want to meet people who are also excited about food scraps? Join The Compost Mix, an hour-long virtual space to receive technical assistance from QBG's Compost Team and share experiences with your fellow composters. This virtual event will occur on the second Wednesday of each month. FREE. Registration required. Click here to register!

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March 2022

The Compost Mix: Monthly Compost Support

Wednesday, March 9, 2022, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Wednesday, May 11, 2022

FREE
Group chatting in background - foreground is a line of compost bins

Do you have questions about your compost? Are you an aspiring composter but don't know where to start? Or do you just want to meet people who are also excited about food scraps? Join The Compost Mix, an hour-long virtual space to receive technical assistance from QBG's Compost Team and share experiences with your fellow composters. This virtual event will occur on the second Wednesday of each month. FREE. Registration required. Click here to register!

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April 2022

The Compost Mix: Monthly Compost Support

Wednesday, April 13, 2022, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Wednesday, May 11, 2022

FREE
Group chatting in background - foreground is a line of compost bins

Do you have questions about your compost? Are you an aspiring composter but don't know where to start? Or do you just want to meet people who are also excited about food scraps? Join The Compost Mix, an hour-long virtual space to receive technical assistance from QBG's Compost Team and share experiences with your fellow composters. This virtual event will occur on the second Wednesday of each month. FREE. Registration required. Click here to register!

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May 2022

The Compost Mix: Monthly Compost Support

Wednesday, May 11, 2022, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Wednesday, May 11, 2022

FREE
Group chatting in background - foreground is a line of compost bins

Do you have questions about your compost? Are you an aspiring composter but don't know where to start? Or do you just want to meet people who are also excited about food scraps? Join The Compost Mix, an hour-long virtual space to receive technical assistance from QBG's Compost Team and share experiences with your fellow composters. This virtual event will occur on the second Wednesday of each month. FREE. Registration required. Click here to register!

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June 2022

The Compost Mix: Monthly Compost Support

Wednesday, June 8, 2022, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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One event on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, May 10, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 at 3:00 pm

FREE

Do you have questions about your compost? Are you an aspiring composter but don't know where to start? Or would you like to connect with composters near to you? Sign up for a 10-minute virtual session during this event which occurs the second Wednesday of each month. Occurs the second Wednesday of each month, 3 to 4pm. CLICK HERE to register.

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July 2022

The Compost Mix: Monthly Compost Support

Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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One event on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, May 10, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 at 3:00 pm

FREE

Do you have questions about your compost? Are you an aspiring composter but don't know where to start? Or would you like to connect with composters near to you? Sign up for a 10-minute virtual session during this event which occurs the second Wednesday of each month. Occurs the second Wednesday of each month, 3 to 4pm. CLICK HERE to register.

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August 2022

The Compost Mix: Monthly Compost Support

Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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One event on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, May 10, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 at 3:00 pm

FREE

Do you have questions about your compost? Are you an aspiring composter but don't know where to start? Or would you like to connect with composters near to you? Sign up for a 10-minute virtual session during this event which occurs the second Wednesday of each month. Occurs the second Wednesday of each month, 3 to 4pm. CLICK HERE to register.

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September 2022

The Compost Mix: Monthly Compost Support

Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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One event on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, May 10, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 at 3:00 pm

FREE

Do you have questions about your compost? Are you an aspiring composter but don't know where to start? Or would you like to connect with composters near to you? Sign up for a 10-minute virtual session during this event which occurs the second Wednesday of each month. Occurs the second Wednesday of each month, 3 to 4pm. CLICK HERE to register.

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October 2022

The Compost Mix: Monthly Compost Support

Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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One event on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, May 10, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 at 3:00 pm

FREE

Do you have questions about your compost? Are you an aspiring composter but don't know where to start? Or would you like to connect with composters near to you? Sign up for a 10-minute virtual session during this event which occurs the second Wednesday of each month. Occurs the second Wednesday of each month, 3 to 4pm. CLICK HERE to register.

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November 2022

The Compost Mix: Monthly Compost Support

Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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One event on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, May 10, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 at 3:00 pm

FREE

Do you have questions about your compost? Are you an aspiring composter but don't know where to start? Or would you like to connect with composters near to you? Sign up for a 10-minute virtual session during this event which occurs the second Wednesday of each month. Occurs the second Wednesday of each month, 3 to 4pm. CLICK HERE to register.

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December 2022

The Compost Mix: Monthly Compost Support

Wednesday, December 14, 2022, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, May 10, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 at 3:00 pm

FREE

Do you have questions about your compost? Are you an aspiring composter but don't know where to start? Or would you like to connect with composters near to you? Sign up for a 10-minute virtual session during this event which occurs the second Wednesday of each month. Occurs the second Wednesday of each month, 3 to 4pm. CLICK HERE to register.

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January 2023

The Compost Mix: Monthly Compost Support

Wednesday, January 11, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, May 10, 2023 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 at 3:00 pm

FREE

Do you have questions about your compost? Are you an aspiring composter but don't know where to start? Or would you like to connect with composters near to you? Sign up for a 10-minute virtual session during this event which occurs the second Wednesday of each month. Occurs the second Wednesday of each month, 3 to 4pm. CLICK HERE to register.

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