Gardens & Collections
A look at what's beautiful right now.
The Native Plant Garden | The beautiful and diverse native plants of northeastern North America take the spotlight in this year-round showcase.
The Azalea Garden | Scores of different azaleas and rhododendrons bloom in succession throughout the Garden, beginning in late April.
Everett Children's Adventure Garden | Calling all young explorers! Enter a place made just for you to explore the wonders of science and nature.
Crabapples | The 80 varieties in our Donald J. Bruckmann Crabapple Collection, set above Daffodil Hill, are at their flashiest in May.
Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden | Plants and imaginations grow in the Family Garden, where you're allowed (no, encouraged!) to play in the dirt.
The Forest | Enter the 50-acre Forest and discover the largest remaining expanse of the woodland that once covered New York City.
Nancy Bryan Luce Herb Garden | Relax on one of the benches, embraced by plants and scents, in this restorative and tranquil haven.
Home Gardening Center | A series of model gardens teach the home gardener how to create a beautiful, productive, and trouble-free garden.
Ladies' Border | Cradled in the protection of the Conservatory, unusual plants not normally grown in New York get a chance to prove their worth.
Lilacs | Nothing quite compares to the old-fashioned scent of lilacs filling the air in April and May.
Peonies | The Garden is home to a rainbow of these classic charmers.
Jane Watson Irwin Perennial Garden | The Perennial Garden combines a vast palette of colors and textures into a lush, living work of art.
Rock Garden | This dramatic three-acre oasis is home to thousands of alpine flowers, woodland plants, and a sparkling waterfall.
Seasonal Walk | Designed by the acclaimed garden designers, Piet Oudolf and Jacqueline van der Kloet, Seasonal Walk celebrates the seasons.
Tulips | From late April to early May, more than 25,000 tulips flower all at once along Seasonal Walk.
>> view more