Day-long horticulture conference at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

This year’s Making Brooklyn Bloom, “Soil in the City: Growing Healthy Neighborhoods from the Ground Up,” focuses on revitalizing our soil. Dr. Nina Bassuk, director of the Urban Horticulture Institute at Cornell University.

Visitors should register by 10 a.m. on Saturday at BBG’s Palm House to secure their first choice of workshops. Entry is free before 12 p.m. or with a flyer about the event.

For more, call 718-623-7250 or visit www.bbg.org/vis2/2010/mbb/.