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Introduction to Green Walls

  • Brooklyn Grange Clinton Avenue and Flushing Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11205 (map)
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Event Description:
In this Introduction to Green Walls course we will dig into site identification, design principles including prime components, and basic irrigation techniques. We will study varied systems including Brooklyn Grange's custom design system as well as pre fabricated systems and the pros and cons of all, from design to health and wellness standards. 

Cecilia de Corral, manager of our Design and Installations program and in-house horticulturalist, will teach you everything you need to know about soil, light, and watering needs for a basic green wall and will do an overview of what plants are most appropriate for this type of installation.

Learning Objectives:

- To assess existing green wall designs and identify pros and cons of various systems.

- To develop basic ability to identify appropriate plants and systems for indoor and outdoor green walls. 

- To identify key factors that guide site assessments related to green wall design. 

- To understand essential challenges and opportunities related to irrigation, maintenance, and long-term health of green walls. 

This course offers 2 LU AIA Credits 


This class will take place in our indoor loft space located on the 11th floor of Building 3 in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Detailed directions can be found by following the link below. 


PLEASE NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, Brooklyn Grange will not provide credit or refunds for tickets purchased on our website for a workshop, dining event, yoga class, or tour.  Events take place rain or shine. Please understand that buying a ticket to one of our events is no different from buying a concert ticket, theater ticket, or movie ticket. You are always welcome to gift your class to a friend if you cannot make it!


Brooklyn Grange Merchandise, Add-On to Workshop, Tour, or Event

Coming to a Brooklyn Grange workshop, tour or event? Take a little piece of Brooklyn Grange home with you! Disguise yourself as one of our farmers with a Brooklyn Grange hat, or carry home some farmer's market veg in one of our handy totes! Try our hot sauce, which is good on just about everything and comes in two delicious flavors. Want to learn more about our business? We wrote a book!  

PLEASE NOTE: At the present time we do not ship merchandise. Please only make a purchase if you are attending a workshop, tour or other Brooklyn Grange event. We will have a list of all items purchased at check-in and will make sure you get your goods before the end of the event! 

Merchandise prices are as follows: 
Hot Sauce - $8
Hat - $10
Tote - $12
Book - $22

 

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