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Inside our Collections, What's Beautiful Now

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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Get Creative with #ColorOurCollections

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This week we're taking a peek into the archives of the LuEsther T. Mertz Library for #ColorOurCollections, a yearly event where we invite kids and ... Read More

Inside our Collections, Plant Science

A Botanical Puzzle of the 20th Century

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In Japan in 1941, paleobotanist Shigeru Miki (1901–74) discovered a conifer genus preserved in fossils that had been collected across the Northern Hemisphere. Read More

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The Librarian’s Nightmare

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In addition to its vast size, the fame of Orchidaceae rests on its extraordinary hand-colored lithographic plates which depict each orchid at life-size and in ... Read More

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