Without plants, life on Earth would be impossible. They give us so much: oxygen, food, shelter, medicine. Plants lift our spirits and inspire us.
But we often overlook them in a phenomenon known as plant blindness—even as threats to their existence have never been greater.
At NYBG in 2019, we’re showing our love for plants with a year of exhibitions, programs, and projects exploring the essential connections between plants, people, and the environment.
We invite you to see plants, get to know plants, help save plants.
And join us in spreading the #plantlove.
#plantlove at NYBG
Take action with us as we explore the essential connections between plants, people, and the environment.
#plantlove: The Weekend
Why just celebrate Valentine’s Day when you can have a whole weekend of #plantlove? Find new species to adore in our Conservatory’s permanent collections, discover the romance of scientific and literary history, and meet other plant lovers.
Palm Dome Restoration
April 29, 2019–May 31, 2020
See how we’re caring for our collections as we embark on the restoration of the iconic Palm Dome in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory.