Each spring, children's imaginations and learning blossom as they plant vegetables and flowers, harvest early season greens such as lettuce, visit QBG's engaging 39 acres, cook with the food they've grown, and learn about the natural world around them. Ages 5 through 12 (children must be 5 years old by 6/30/2014).
Queens Botanical Garden is a 39-acre urban oasis where people, plants and cultures are celebrated through inspiring gardens, innovative educational programs and demonstrations of environmental stewardship. We offer beautiful themed gardens including a sustainably-managed
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The Children's Garden, sponsored by HSBC, is a hands-on program for children ages 5-12 that teaches about plants, gardens, and nature while kids have fun playing in a beautiful environment. It’s the first “green” children’s program in Queens, and offers the opportunity to practice different sustainable gardening techniques like composting, mulching, and learning about recycling. Queens Botanical Garden is an urban oasis where people, plants, and cultures are celebrated through inspiring gardens, innovative educational programs, and environmental stewardship.
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