Start Gardening Season Right at the Making Brooklyn Bloom Event This Weekend


    New York’s brief winter seems to have thawed, and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden is celebrating with its 35th annual Making Brooklyn Bloom event this Saturday, March 12.

    A free community event honoring the kickoff of the spring gardening season, this daylong celebration will include workshops, exhibits and lectures tailored to home and community gardeners’ interests, with a special focus on sustainability in gardening

    Registration starts at 10 a.m. followed by a series of morning workshops, including “Brooklyn Seed Stories: Home in Diaspora” and “Fermenting Apple Cider and Build Your Own Downspout Planter.” Exhibits, lunch and more workshops fill the afternoon, with programming ending at 4 p.m.

    For more details and a full schedule, see BBG’s website.

    Brooklyn Botanic Gardens

    [Photos via Brooklyn Botanic Garden]

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