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George Washington Carver Workshop

  • Queens Botanical Garden 43-50 Main Street Flushing, NY 11355 USA (map)

Botanist George Washington Carver was known as the "Wizard of Tuskegee" for his groundbreaking research into the cultivation of and alternative uses for crops like sweet potatoes, peanuts and soybeans. Children attending this workshop will learn about Carver's achievements, get a chance to paint with plant dyes and plant a peanut seed that they can take home for further observation.