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BRONX- The Edible Academy’s Children’s Gardening Program @ New York Botanical Garden

October 10 @ 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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BRONX- The Edible Academy: DIG! PLANT! GROW! PICKLE ME! @ New York Botanical Garden
$10 – $28

BRONX- The Edible Academy’s Children’s Gardening Program @ New York Botanical Garden

The Edible Academy: DIG! PLANT! GROW! PICKLE ME!

Children are invited to roll up their sleeves and help tend the gardens. Dig in the soil, sow seeds, water the seedlings, and harvest ripe produce through Dig! Plant! Grow! programs. Each season offers new themes to investigate through hands-on gardening activities and take-home projects, while Fresh from the Garden Tastings provide weekly cooking demonstrations.

TUESDAYS-SUNDAYS; 1:30- 5:30 pm

PROGRAMS ARE INCLUDED IN THE ALL-GARDEN PASS TICKET

Weekends:

Adults: $28
Seniors (65+): $25
Students (with valid ID): $25
Children (2–12): $12
Children under 2: Free
Members: Free*

Weekdays:

Adults: $23
Seniors (65+): $20
Students (with valid ID): $20
Children (2–12): $10
Children under 2: Free
Members: Free*

*Ticket prices are subject to change depending on season and current exhibition.
*Excludes Community Grounds Membership levels

June 19-July 15 : DIG! PLANT! GROW! SCENT-SATIONAL HERBS

Enjoy the Family Garden’s herbal delights and learn more about the delicious sweet and savory herbs growing throughout our summer garden. Smell, touch, and explore how herbs are used in all parts of our daily lives. Pot up your own herb plant to tend to at home.

July 17-August 10: DIG! PLANT! GROW! PICKLE ME! 

Go on a Pickle Parade throughout the Family Garden to learn more about the plants used for pickling. Learn what it takes to make a pickle, and make your own batch of “Fridge Pickles” to enjoy at home.

August 14- September 9: DIG! PLANT! GROW! POLLINATOR PALS
 
The Family Garden is buzzing in the late summer! Come on out to learn about honeybees and explore the garden to learn more about how they help with pollination.

September 11- October 5: DIG! PLANT! GROW! THE THREE SISTERS: 
CORN, BEANS, SQUASH

For hundreds of years, the Three Sisters: corn, squash, and beans have been favorite crops to grow together. Learn more about the life of the Lenape who grew them and make your own corn husk doll to explore the garden with you – then take home!

October 9- November 4: DIG! PLANT! GROW! GOODNIGHT, GARDEN

Join us as we prepare the garden for the fast-approaching winter. Grab a rake to help us gather all of the fallen leaves and learn how to save the seeds from your favorite plants and vegetables.

LEARN ABOUT THE EDIBLE ACADEMY

NYBG HOURS

PARKING

DIRECTIONS

718-817-8700

childed@nybg.org

2900 Southern Boulevard
Bronx, NY 10458-5126

https://www.nybg.org/learn/edible-academy/

https://www.nybg.org/learn/edible-academy/family-garden-programs/

Details

Date:
October 10
Time:
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Cost:
$10 – $28
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Website:
https://www.nybg.org/learn/edible-academy/family-garden-programs/

Venue

New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Boulevard
Bronx, NY 10458-5126
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Phone:
718-817-8700
Website:
https://www.nybg.org/