Gardening

BRONX – Crafters @ New York Botanical Garden

Crafters experience seasonal themes and activities while exploring our edible garden. Spring through fall, kids plant tasty vegetables, fresh herbs, and beautiful flowers, and then take home organic produce harvested from their very own garden plot! In the winter, Crafters investigate the winter garden and cold weather gardening techniques while preparing for a busy planting season. Programs run rain or shine.

Recommended for Ages 6-12

$130 Non-Member | $117 Member

Receive a 10% discount when you enroll in and pay for both seasons. Use code CGP1019 at checkout.

POCANTICO HILLS – Winter Farm Tour (Ages 14+) @ Stone Barns Center

Come experience winter on the farm though our Winter Farm Tour! We will share with you our favorite places on the property while discussing the ways in which we farm and our diverse work to build a healthy and sustainable food system.

 

WEEKENDS, Janary – March 2019

 

3 – 4 pm

 

Adult (Ages 14+): $15*

This is an adult walking tour, it is not recommended for those under 14 years of age.

 

Come dressed for the farm and the weather–and wear closed-toed shoes. All programming at the Center is rain or shine except during thunder and lighting, or blizzards. If you want to know if a program is cancelled due to inclement weather, please call 914-366-6200. We have a 48-hour cancellation policy for all tickets. For a refund, please contact us within 48 hours of your visit at 914-366-6200 x131.

 

*Members receive a 10% discount on tickets. At checkout, use the discount code that was emailed to you. If you did not receive a code, please email membership@stonebarnscenter.org. To become a member and take advantage of this and many other benefits, click here.

 

info@stonebarnscenter.org

BRONX – Holiday Workshop Weekend @ Wave Hil

Holiday Workshop Weekend @ Wave Hill

 

Drop by this weekend to create your own gifts and holiday decorations inspired by the gardens at Wave Hill!

 

SATURDAY, December 8th & SUNDAY, December 9th 2018

 

 

Children eight & older are welcome with an adult

 

Registration is NOT required for these fee-based, drop-in workshops.

 

Miniature Arrangements: $25* per project

Fashion a pair of sweet, miniature arrangements in tiny containers using fresh greens, pinecones and other natural materials.

Creative guidance offered by Director of Public Programs Laurel Rimmer.

 

Mulled Cider Kits: $5 materials fee*

Create mulled cider/wine kits using fragrant winter spices, with a handmade tag for a delicious seasonal gift. Sip a complimentary cup of cider while you assemble your treat!

 

Natural Wreaths and Swags:  $45 materials fee* 

Craft one-of-a-kind, verdant wreaths or swags accented with natural materials and elegant accessories, using fresh greens harvested from our gardens. Senior Horticultural Interpreter Charles Dayand florist Hanako Shimamoto demonstrate simple floral techniques and provide plenty of materials to fuel your creative spirit.

 

 

* Admission to the grounds is NOT included in the materials fee

 

Wave Hill is a spectacular 28-acre public garden and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades in the Bronx, Wave Hill’s vibrant landscape is one of the most beautiful spots in New York City.

 

Hours:  Tuesday – Sunday: 9 am – 4:30 pm

Perkins Visitor Center: 9:30 am – 4 pm

Wave Hill House: 9 am – 4 pm

Marco Polo Stufano Conservatory 10 am – 12 pm; 1 – 4 pm

Glyndor Gallery 10 am – 4 pm

The Shop at Wave Hill 9:30 am – 4 pm

The Cafe at Wave Hill 10 am – 4 pm

 

* Admission

$8 Adults

$4 Students and Seniors 65+

$2 Children 6+

Free to Members and children under 6

 

For our religiously observant visitors

Information about Reciprocal Benefits

Reciprocal benefits, guest and family passes are not accepted on Sunset Wednesdays and for special events

Parking

Onsite: $8 per vehicle

Offsite: Free, with continuous, complimentary shuttle van service.

Free weekday parking onsite for Wave Hill Members in January, February and March!

 

DIRECTIONS

Wave Hill is located at West 249th Street and Independence Avenue in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, New York.

 

ABOUT WAVE HILL

 

MEMBERSHIP

 

The Café

 

(718) 549-3200

 

information@wavehill.org

 

Independence Ave & W 249th St

Bronx, NY 10471

https://www.wavehill.org/events/

 

BRONX – FREE Family Art Project: The Wonder of the Wardian Case @ Wave Hill

FREE Family Art Project: The Wonder of the Wardian Case @ Wave Hill (Wave Hill House)

 

Explore the gardens and make nature-inspired creations each Saturday and Sunday morning, from 10 am to 1 pm, in the Sally & Gilbert Kerlin Learning Center.

Artist-led, hands-on workshops incorporating a range of techniques and natural materials introduce families to traditional and contemporary art-making around the world.

 

The Wonder of the Wardian Case

 

 

FREE, and admission to the grounds is free until noon*

 

Join visiting artist Jan Mun to create a Wardian case, a simple terrarium historically used to transport living plants from the far corners of the globe to enhance the collections of botanical societies, and bring medicinal and agricultural plants to communities around the world. Learn the history of these beautiful structures while you use repurposed materials to make your own, transporting a little bit of nature to your home.

 

Wave Hill is a spectacular 28-acre public garden and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades in the Bronx, Wave Hill’s vibrant landscape is one of the most beautiful spots in New York City.

 

Hours:  Tuesday–Sunday: 9 am – 4:30 pm

Perkins Visitor Center: 9:30 am – 4 pm

Wave Hill House: 9 am – 4 pm

Marco Polo Stufano Conservatory 10 am – 12 pm; 1 – 4 pm

Glyndor Gallery 10 am – 4 pm

The Shop at Wave Hill 9:30 am – 4 pm

The Cafe at Wave Hill 10 am – 4 pm

 

*Admission

$8 Adults

$4 Students and Seniors 65+

$2 Children 6+

Free to Members and children under 6

 

For our religiously observant visitors

Information about Reciprocal Benefits

Reciprocal benefits, guest and family passes are not accepted on Sunset Wednesdays and for special events

Parking

Onsite: $8 per vehicle

Offsite: Free, with continuous, complimentary shuttle van service.

Free weekday parking onsite for Wave Hill Members in January, February and March!

 

DIRECTIONS

Wave Hill is located at West 249th Street and Independence Avenue in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, New York.

 

ABOUT WAVE HILL

 

MEMBERSHIP

 

The Café

 

(718) 549-3200

 

information@wavehill.org

 

Independence Ave & W 249th St

Bronx, NY 10471

https://www.wavehill.org/events/

 

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

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/