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Bronx Councilmembers Plant and Harvest Vegetables at NYBG’s Edible Academy for Produce Donations to the Community

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During recent visits to The New York Botanical Garden, four New York City Councilmembers representing Bronx districts joined members of the Edible Academy staff in ... Read More

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The Humanities Institute’s 2019 Excursion to the Cloisters

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On December 18, 2019, the Humanities Institute Mellon Fellows along with staff from the LuEsther T. Mertz Library spent the day exploring the remarkable treasures ... Read More

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Bronx VA Medical Center Personnel Receive Fresh Produce from NYBG’s Edible Academy

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More than 65 medical center employees who are on the front lines of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic received bags of freshly harvested kale, spinach, and ... Read More

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Back in the Kitchen to Help Those in Need

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Good food connects us, and even during these uncertain times, Constellation Catering Group and our special events team have looked to find an outlet to ... Read More

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Brightening Long Days on the Front Lines of a Pandemic

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Last week, 400 potted plants that were originally destined for NYBG were delivered to two Bronx medical centers, where they are now bringing some much-needed ... Read More

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A Once-in-a-Lifetime Agave

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You can be sure that we're still caring for our many plants and collections even while the Garden is temporarily closed—and there are always new ... Read More

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Palm Dome Restoration Update

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Ever wonder what makes the Haupt Conservatory's living collections thrive? The glasshouse itself is a living machine. Read More

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Digitizing Herbarium Specimens

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In our Steere Herbarium, a combination of capturing ultra high-resolution images of specimens and entering detailed information about each specimen in a searchable database is ... Read More

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Watch the 2019 Corpse Flower Bloom in an Instant

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This year’s corpse flower bloom was yet another spectacular display of what the world’s largest inflorescence—Amorphophallus titanum—can do. Check out this time lapse to see ... Read More

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