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Brookshaw’s Beauties

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George Brookshaw’s (1751–1823) Pomona Britannica, a masterpiece of the printing arts, is widely considered one of the finest color plate natural history works ever produced. Read More

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Cosmic Views of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt

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Humboldt’s ideas were based on the view of the harmonic order of the Universe, a concept called cosmos, borrowed from ancient Greek philosophy. Read More

Inside our Collections, Plant Science

Frasera caroliniensis: The Anticipation of an Impending Bloom

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It was a rare plant alert, the absolute best category of communication. Read More

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Erblichia’s a Flower, But Only So an Hour

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If there isn’t a txt-speak acronym for “fear of missing out on a phenophase,” there ought to be one. Read More

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Yokohama Nursery Catalogs

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Yokohama Nursery was founded in 1890 by Uhei Suzuki and three other nurserymen in Yokohama as a pioneer in modern horticulture in Japan. That same ... Read More

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LuEsther T. Mertz Library Book of the Month: Chinoiserie Botany

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Born in Metz, France, naturalist and artist Pierre Joseph Buc'hoz (1731–1807) become a doctor of medicine in Nancy in 1763. In his medical practice, he ... Read More

Inside our Collections, What's Beautiful Now

Spring Bloom Trackers Now Live!

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With spring upon us and the daffodils, cherry blossoms, and azaleas only just beginning to hint at the incredible show of color on the horizon, ... Read More

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Take a Virtual Tour of Spotlight on Orchids

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As we near the final week of Spotlight on Orchids in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, set off on a virtual tour of the event's ... Read More

History & People, Inside our Collections

From the Jungles in Java to Dutch Drawing Rooms: A Tribute to Two Remarkable Women

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Impressive by its sheer size and bold coloring, Fleurs, fruits et feuillages choisis de l'ile de Java : peints d'après nature was brought to fruition ... Read More

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Plants That Love You Back

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Here at NYBG, we adore plants. Obviously. Having a strong affection for something has its benefits, but it’s even nicer when that feeling is requited. Read More

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