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NYBG at Home

Stay connected with NYBG at Home, our content hub featuring videos, online exhibits, plant guides, virtual events, recipes for kids, and more.

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Black Botany: The Nature of Black Experience

Explore this online exhibit which seeks to acknowledge the complex relationship between enslaved Black people, nature, and the colonial environment and reconsider the conscious omission of Black knowledge of the natural world. The exhibit was curated by Rashad Bell, MLIS, Collection Maintenance Associate at the Mertz Library, and Nuala Caomhánach, former Humanities Institute Andrew W. Mellon Fellow and Ph.D. candidate at New York University.



Now is the best time to put those green thumbs to work. We have lots of ways for you to tend to plants at home, including answers to your questions from the Plant Doctor.

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Learn from Home with Online Classes

Whether you’re an aspiring rooftop gardener or looking to start growing veggies indoors, there’s an online NYBG class for you! Taking a class is a great way to support the Garden while expanding your plant knowledge.

Find a class

See the Seasons Unfold

Get video and image highlights and follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

Read & Watch

Catch up on blog posts, enjoy a lecture, read fascinating plant stories. Browse all.

Keep Kids Growing

Kids at home? We can help with recipes, videos, lessons plans, and more. Browse all.

Connect with our collections

Explore our digital resources for an in-depth look at many of our treasures, from rare books and captivating herbarium specimens to beautiful indoor and outdoor living collections.


Join us for an exciting lineup of virtual events, including Facebook Watch Parties and more.

Get Involved

Show your love for plants by participating in a virtual research expedition or taking part in an EcoQuest challenge.

Bring the Beauty of NYBG To Your Virtual Meeting

Download and save one of these backgrounds and share NYBG on your next virtual call.