Spring Highlights

  • The outdoor world reawakens across the entire 250-acre setting commencing the most glorious season with daffodils, magnolias, flowering cherries, crabapples, dogwoods, tulips and peonies.
  • The Glory of Dutch Bulbs: A Legacy of 400 Years
    May 1–June 7, 2009
    In celebration of the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson’s arrival in New York, the Botanical Garden brings a touch of Holland to the Bronx. Discover indoor and outdoor displays that feature large swaths of bright flowering bulbs and companion plants inspired by the great tulip and lily gardens of Holland.

Summer Highlights

  • Delicate waterlilies and lotus in the Conservatory pools
  • Lush perennial Garden bursting with color
  • Farmers Market every Wednesday through October
  • Edible Garden
    June 27 – September 13, 2009
    Delight in the incredible diversity of food plants from heirloom vegetables to tropical spices throughout historic tree collections on the Garden grounds to misty rain forests in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory.

Autumn Highlights

  • Blazing hues of fall foliage across the grounds
  • Mums and Maples: The Japanese Autumn Garden
    October 17 – November 15, 2009
    The courtyards of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory will again be ablaze with autumn’s finest colors in homage to the significance of plants in Japan.

Holiday Highlights

  • Holiday Train Show
    November 21 – January 10, 2010
    A holiday favorite enchants children and their families with model trains traversing a landscape filled with more than 140 replicas of New York landmarks crafted exclusively from plants.

For Group Tours please call 718.817.8687 or e-mail grouptours@nybg.org.