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Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes

Children’s Education Inspiring a Virtual Audience

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After the Garden’s closure in March of 2020 due to the pandemic, staff worked diligently to open the grounds to the public in July when ... Read More

Behind the Scenes, Videos

Get to Know Our Bronx Community Farm Hubs

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At the onset of the pandemic, NYBG's Bronx Green-Up joined with urban farms and gardens throughout the Bronx to create the Bronx Community Farm Hubs ... Read More

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Bronx Green-Up and NYC Compost Project Reconnecting Virtually with Bronx Communities

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On the evening of December 10, the Bronx Green-Up and NYC Compost Project team hosted a virtual Holiday Gathering to reconnect with their communities. Read More

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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

Behind the Scenes, Videos

Palm Dome Restoration Update: Cast to Last

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As we near the reopening of the Haupt Conservatory and its newly restored palm dome, watch our latest update video to discover how modern aluminum ... Read More

Behind the Scenes, Plant Science

Continuing NYBG’s Botanical Fieldwork in the Age of COVID-19: The Long Journey of Herbarium Specimens from Vanuatu to the Bronx

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On March 12, Dr. Gregory Plunkett departed a fully functioning New York City to travel to Vanuatu, an archipelago in the southwest Pacific, where he ... Read More

Behind the Scenes

The Constant Gardeners

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When the Garden closed temporarily to the public and most employees in mid-March, spring was already underway, with no intention of pausing like the world ... Read More

Behind the Scenes, Garden News

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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