Red Shed meeting: September 6, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. Meeting from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Workday to follow. General plans are as follows: weeding, cleaning perimeter, preparing beds for fall plantings, cleaning out shed. Come along and join us at 266 Skillman Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211.

Creative Garden Design and Native Plant Giveaway

Hosted by Edie Kean, Landscape Architect and GreenThumb StaffHave you ever wanted to do something different than the same old 4 by 8 wooden raised bed to create a new planting space? Explore the basic elements and best practice of designing for your garden. This will include a number of topics, from selecting the right space to adapting your design to the elements and working with found objects or inexpensive materials. Attendees may be invited to participate in helping to enhance a new planting space at the host garden.

SUPPLIES GIVEN AWAY: Garden design book and native plants.

Thursday: July 17, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.


Carolina Garden: 121 East 122nd Street

Train: 4 or 5 to 125th St. and Lexington Ave.

Bus: Bx5, M100, M101, or M60 bus to 125th street and Lexington Avenue. Walk to 123 East 122nd Street between Park and Lexington Avenues.

Native Edible Medicinal Plants Workshop

If you are curious to learn about increasing health and wellness through nutrition and herbal medicine, this workshop if for you! Please join Jacoby Ballard, Just Food Trainer and Green Thumb Staff, as they explore the many native edibles and medicinal plants in our gardens.

Wednesday, July 9, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

BROOKLYN, Walt. L. Shemal Garden, 1093 Dean Street

Train: A or C to Nostrand Avenue. Walk toward Bedford Ave. then south on Bedford Avenue.