Making Brooklyn Bloom

Making Brooklyn Bloom has become a BBG tradition as the annual kickoff event of the spring gardening season. Since 1982, this full day of activities in early March at the Garden has provided excellent information on sustainable horticulture for the gardening public. A new theme is selected each year, usually with a featured speaker who delivers an inspiring keynote address on that subject. The free event offers hands-on workshops taught by community gardeners, BBG staff, and greening experts. Exhibitors from regional greening organizations present innovative, organic gardening techniques for home and community gardeners. Making Brooklyn Bloom provides a much-anticipated annual forum where community members can demonstrate their leadership and is a networking opportunity for everyone who shares the goal of making Brooklyn greener.

The next Making Brooklyn Bloom will take place on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Learn More ›

View the 2013 Wilbur A. Levin Keynote Address

Cultivating Resilience: Diversity, Democracy, Community

Dr. Vandana Shiva, founder of Navdanya

Dr. Vandana Shiva

Global environmental activist, author, and founder of Navdanya

Photo by Kartikey Shiva
Making Brooklyn Bloom 2011. Photo by Rebecca Bullene.
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