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Brooklyn Botanic Garden's programs and gardens continue to be an invaluable resource to Brooklyn gardeners. We especially value the educational offerings, expanded herb and native gardens and the new visitor center.

Greenthumb has been supporting hundreds of city Community Gardens since 1978.

Greenbridge, Brooklyn Botanic Garden's community horticulture program. Education, award programs, conservation, networking, partnerships and support for Brooklyn gardeners. The long running Greenest Block in Brooklyn contest has probably done more to advance gardening in Brooklyn than any other single program or initiative.

GrowNYC has been supporting neighborhood greening, environmental education and community garden projects for more than 40 years.

Horticultural Society of NY - for more than 100 years the go to place for lectures and information on gardening in the city.

Just Food helps NY City farmers get the information they need, produce food and get it to market.
Metro Hort Group is an association of horticulture professionals in the metro area that meet regularly and share resources. The group sponsors meetings, lectures, workshops and field trips with a focus on education, networking and socializing. A very popular jobs board is an essential resource for both job seekers and companies and the annual Spring Plantorama at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden brings together designers, horticulturalists, garden groups and the trade.
4th Annual Urban Soils Symposium on October 11, 2019 is an annual event in NYC put on by the NYC Urban Soils Institute which works to advance out understanding of urban soils.

Oasis NYC was initially developed as an open space resource mapping tool and now contains many layers of environmental information, as well as many resources for community gardeners.
8th Annual NYC Permaculture Festival on October 26, 2019 at the Old Stone House is sponsored by The New York Permaculture Exchange a local (based in the Brooklyn,  Old Stone House) permaculture group that offers classes, events and exchanges. Permaculture describes an approach to design (gardens, landscapes and communities) rooted in an understanding of ecological systems and desire for a more sustainable society.
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