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

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    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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