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Plant Talk

Plant Science

Not the Last of Us: The Truth about Zombie Fungi

Posted in Plant Science

HBO’s new series The Last of Us has drawn millions of viewers and generated considerable buzz since its release in mid-January. Read More

Environment & Conservation

Environment & Conservation

History & People

NYBG Holiday Celebrations Through the Years

Posted in History & People

The holidays are a special time at NYBG. The magic of the season spreads as frost covers the landscape and the falling snow makes the ... Read More

Inside our Collections

The Mertz Library: 2022 Wrapped!

Posted in Inside our Collections

In 2022 the Mertz Library circulated over 3,000 books to its patrons—ranging from staff scientists to NYBG members and students—and hundreds of books were added ... Read More

Videos, What's On at NYBG

Announcing The Orchid Show: Natural Heritage

Posted in Videos, What's On at NYBG

Breaking news—we're overjoyed to announce The Orchid Show: Natural Heritage, opening February 18, 2023, only at NYBG! Read More

History & People, Plant Science

Cowpeas and the African Diaspora: What Can Natural History Collections Add?

Posted in History & People, Plant Science

Cowpeas, which belong to the legume family of plants, are an annual crop—planted anew from seed each year—grown throughout much of the world. Read More

History & People

Sharing the Craft of Fire Cider

Posted in History & People

As this fall season comes to an end, I’m reflecting on the wonderful time we had at the first annual Fire Cider Workshop curated by ... Read More

Videos, What's On at NYBG

Branch Out from the Ordinary This Holiday

Posted in Videos, What's On at NYBG

Branch out from the ordinary this holiday with a visit to New York’s favorite seasonal escape! Read More

Behind the Scenes

Making Memories (and Compost) at Pumpkin Smash 2022

Posted in Behind the Scenes

In keeping with its moniker, Pumpkin Smash invites participants to hurl pumpkins off a campus overpass and also features a powerful catapult where gourds are flung onto the campus’ ... Read More

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