You Can Garden Too: Fertilizing and Amending Soils

Sun Jun 30 2024 at 10:00 am to 12:00 pm UTC-04:00

Queens Botanical Garden | New York

Queens Botanical Garden
Publisher/HostQueens Botanical Garden
You Can Garden Too: Fertilizing and Amending Soils
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Attendees will learn about summer soil support and nutrients for heavy feeder vegetables.
About this Event

An introductory workshop on fertilizing, amending, and basic soil health. Attendees will learn about summer soil summer and nutrients for heavy feeder vegetables. We will show step by step on how to make compost tea & extracts that will help summer veggies thrive. All materials provided. Recommended for adults.
$26 Non-Member / $20 Member* (includes garden admission)

Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability.

Location: QBG Farm

Instructors: This lesson will be taught by the Farm Manager and Compost Manager.

*Not yet a Member? Membership gets you discounts on select programs, year-round FREE garden admission, and gift shop purchases, parking passes and discounts, reciprocal admissions benefits at over 300 gardens, and more. To become a Member and start enjoying all the benefits, click here: http://queensbotanical.org/membership

REFUND POLICY

Tickets are non-refundable, except in the event of a cancellation by the organizer.

CANCELLATIONS

In the case that an event is canceled, you will be notified via email and refunded.

COMMUNICATIONS

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PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEOGRAPHY

Queens Botanical Garden (QBG) occasionally photographs or films visitors and activities on site to support our mission in promotional media and materials, including print, online, broadcast, and social media. By attending this event, you grant permission to QBG use your likeness in perpetuity, in all forms of print and digital media used to promote, publicize, or advertise the Garden, its activities, and programs. If you do not give QBG permission to take and use your image, you must notify an event organizer or staff when you arrive for this event. QBG cannot be held responsible for third-party publications. QBG is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

GARDEN ETIQUETTE

QBG staff strives to provide a place of peace, beauty, and safety for the quiet enjoyment of our visitors. QBG is a living museum, a collection of gardens for the study, culture, exhibition, and display of plants. We encourage our visitors to explore, enjoy, and be respectful of our plant collections and to be considerate of fellow guests as well. For more guidelines on garden etiquette, visit our website.

GETTING TO QBG

By public transportation, take the number 7 subway line to Main Street, the Long Island Rail Road (Port Washington line) to Main Street/Flushing, or the Q44-SBS or Q20 bus. For driving directions and more information, please visit our website.

PARKING

On-site parking is available year-round during Garden open hours at the Parking Garden, located at 42-80 Crommelin Street, Flushing, NY 11355. For parking fees, please check our website or call 718.886.3800.

ABOUT QBG

QBG is an urban oasis where people, plants and cultures are celebrated through inspiring gardens, innovative educational programs and real-world applications of environmental stewardship. QBG is located on property owned by the City of New York, and its operation is made possible in part by public funds provided through the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Queens Borough President, the New York City Council, State elected officials, the New York State Department of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, along with corporate, foundation, and individual supporters. For more information, visit www.queensbotanical.org or call (718) 886-3800.

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Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St, New York, United States

Tickets

USD 20.00 to USD 26.00

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