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History & People, Inside our Collections

Treasures of the Rare Book Collection: Francis Bacon’s ‘Of Gardens’

Posted in History & People, Inside our Collections

Bacon addressed a vast array of subjects in his writings. Among them, he summed up his thoughts as to the ideal princely garden in his ... Read More

History & People, Inside our Collections

Uncovering Historic Daffodils at The New York Botanical Garden

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Daffodil Hill has been stewarded by many curators and horticulturists throughout its history, all whose unique tastes and preferences have helped shape the collection into ... Read More

History & People, Inside our Collections, Plant Science

NYBG’s Scientific Research in Puerto Rico: More Than a Century of Fruitful Collaboration

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The New York Botanical Garden has a long and fruitful history of collaborative floristic research in Puerto Rico that dates back to the beginning of ... Read More

Videos, What's Beautiful Now

Journey Through Fall

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Take a look back on the splendor of this year's fall with a virtual tour of the season's Garden highlights. Read More

Behind the Scenes

Bringing Food to the Table with Pumpkin Donations

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As the sun rose over our Great Pumpkin Path, 10 people arrived at the Conservatory Lawn. One by one, in a socially distanced dance, we ... Read More

What's On at NYBG

Food Justice Webinar at NYBG’s Edible Academy Highlights Bronx Community Response to Food Insecurity

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Karen Washington, as the keynote speaker, called on all to “... come together to fight the injustices we see and to fight to end hunger ... Read More

History & People, Plant Science

A Salute to Dennis Wm. Stevenson, Ph.D.

Posted in History & People, Plant Science

Dennis Wm. Stevenson has spent the vast majority of his long and very distinguished career at The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG), joining the staff ... Read More

History & People, Plant Science

Discover the History of Herbaria with Barbara M. Thiers

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This November, explore a heavily illustrated history of herbaria from one of the world's foremost experts. Read More

History & People

A Therapeutic Garden Grows in Amagansett, LI

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“My family has had a house in Amagansett since the 1960s that I’ve visited every summer, but I was always too busy raising my kids ... Read More

Videos, What's Beautiful Now

Explore Fall Color

Posted in Videos, What's Beautiful Now

With fall color at its peak, now is a great time to explore the Thain Forest. Read More

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