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History & People

History & People, Plant Science

Daylight Studies—an Emerging Discipline

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Daylight surrounds us, and much of life, both plant and human, depends on it. The many dimensions of daylight have recently become an emerging field ... Read More

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Explore the Works of Our 2015 Exhibition with “Faces of Frida”

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"Faces of Frida,” a virtual exhibition, brings together over 800 artworks, biographical artifacts, and more from the life of Frida Kahlo—including a gallery of vivid ... Read More

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Women’s History Month: Jamaica Kincaid

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As part of Women’s History Month at NYBG, we’re spotlighting women in the world of plants. This week, meet Jamaica Kincaid, an accomplished gardener and ... Read More

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NYBG’s Jodie Colón Receives H. Clark Gregory Award

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Awarded each year by the U.S. Composting Council, the H. Clark Gregory Award is a prestigious recognition for individuals who have displayed outstanding service to ... Read More

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The Hand Lens Explores Black Botany

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Throughout Black History Month, The Hand Lens—a home for the many stories told by NYBG's historic collections in the Steere Herbarium and beyond—has hosted a ... Read More

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#plantlove: Leslie Coleman, Plant Information Specialist

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As part of #plantlove at NYBG, we’re talking with people from all over the Garden about what inspires their passion for plants. Today, meet Leslie ... Read More

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#plantlove: Jessica Tobon, Outreach & Education Coordinator for the NYC Compost Project

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As part of #plantlove at NYBG, we’re talking with people from all over the Garden about what inspires their passion for plants and our environment. ... Read More

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#plantlove: Heather Lorusso, School of Professional Horticulture Class of 2021

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As part of #plantlove at NYBG, we’re talking with people from all over the Garden about what inspires their passion for plants. Today, meet Heather ... Read More

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Celebrating the Works of Women at NYBG

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Women’s History Month is underway, and here at NYBG we’re celebrating countless contributions to the Garden’s missions in science, art, horticulture, and so much more ... Read More

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#plantlove: Rocky Douangchanh, Public Education Coordinator

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As part of #plantlove at NYBG, we're talking with people from all over the Garden about what inspires their passion for plants. Today, meet Rocky ... Read More

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