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History & People

The History of The Haunted Greenhouse

Posted in History & People

Before NYBG’s Haunted Pumpkin Gardens was the Haunted Greenhouse, an NYBG Halloween extravaganza started in the 1970s. Read More

History & People

Mum’s the Word: Kiku’s History at NYBG

Posted in History & People

Kiku, the captivating chrysanthemum display at the Haupt Conservatory, has a long and fascinating history both at NYBG and abroad. Read More

Inside our Collections

Creepy Creatures: Images from the Mertz Library’s Special Collection

Posted in Inside our Collections

Though spooky, these illustrations are important historical and biological records of various species (most real, some mythological). Read More

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