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Green Thumbs Summer Camp

Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Join campers at GREEN THUMBS Summer Camp in 2024. Cultivate a connection to nature and plants in 7 weeks of discovery. Wednesdays only, July 10-August 21, 10am-noonSESSION IS FULL.  JOIN US in 2025. Play in the soil by growing seeds and planting vegetables in square foot beds ...

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Green Thumbs Summer Camp

Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Join campers at GREEN THUMBS Summer Camp in 2024. Cultivate a connection to nature and plants in 7 weeks of discovery. Wednesdays only, July 10-August 21, 10am-noonSESSION IS FULL.  JOIN US in 2025. Play in the soil by growing seeds and planting vegetables in square foot beds ...

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Pollinator Garden Crawl: Bay Shore/Brightwaters

Tuesday, July 30, 2024

Explore several local pollinator-friendly habitats that promote biodiversity through good gardening practices. Other destinations will be provided at the first site. Gardeners will be available to answer questions at each site. Start at Bay Shore-Brightwaters Public Library’s Pollinato...

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Green Thumbs Summer Camp

Wednesday, July 31, 2024

Join campers at GREEN THUMBS Summer Camp in 2024. Cultivate a connection to nature and plants in 7 weeks of discovery. Wednesdays only, July 10-August 21, 10am-noonSESSION IS FULL.  JOIN US in 2025. Play in the soil by growing seeds and planting vegetables in square foot beds ...

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The Art of Saving Seeds

Thursday, August 1, 2024

This year's seeds can be next year's bounty. Save time and money by discovering which of your seeds can be saved for reproducing the same plant in the following season. Learn when to collect and process your seeds. Tips on proper labeling and storage methods will also be discussed.

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Green Thumbs Summer Camp

Wednesday, August 7, 2024

Join campers at GREEN THUMBS Summer Camp in 2024. Cultivate a connection to nature and plants in 7 weeks of discovery. Wednesdays only, July 10-August 21, 10am-noonSESSION IS FULL.  JOIN US in 2025. Play in the soil by growing seeds and planting vegetables in square foot beds ...

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Green Thumbs Summer Camp

Wednesday, August 14, 2024

Join campers at GREEN THUMBS Summer Camp in 2024. Cultivate a connection to nature and plants in 7 weeks of discovery. Wednesdays only, July 10-August 21, 10am-noonSESSION IS FULL.  JOIN US in 2025. Play in the soil by growing seeds and planting vegetables in square foot beds ...

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field of Black-eyed Susans

Native Plants in your Garden

Thursday, August 15, 2024

Native plants are the best choices for Long Island gardeners. Not only are they vigorous and attractive, but native plants support our pollinators. Discover the increasing array of handsome native plants that can you can incorporate in your landscape.

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Green Thumbs Summer Camp

Wednesday, August 21, 2024

Join campers at GREEN THUMBS Summer Camp in 2024. Cultivate a connection to nature and plants in 7 weeks of discovery. Wednesdays only, July 10-August 21, 10am-noonSESSION IS FULL.  JOIN US in 2025. Play in the soil by growing seeds and planting vegetables in square foot beds ...

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Lawn Alternatives

Wednesday, August 21, 2024

Whether you want to reduce the size of your lawn or replace it, there are many handsome alternatives including weed-suppressive groundcovers, ornamental grasses, perennials, and shrubs.Take this opportunity to give your front or back yard greater biodiversity by attracting more pollinators as ...

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Pollinator Garden Tour: Huntington

Thursday, August 22, 2024

Visit a number of pollinator gardens at private homes as well as public gardens with Master Gardeners. The tour begins in Kubecka Community Garden, 95-99 Dunlap Rd, Huntington Rain date: August 23, same time

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Joy of Gardening

Monday, September 9, 2024

Do you want to enhance your gardening skills? What can you learn about native and pollinator plants? How to select the right plant for the right place? Learn more about flowers, foliage, garden design and other gardening topics in this 10 week course offered from September through November....

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