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History & People

Women’s History Month: Jamaica Kincaid

Posted in History & People

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

History & People

NYBG’s Jodie Colón Receives H. Clark Gregory Award

Posted in History & People

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

History & People

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

What's Beautiful Now

What’s Beautiful Now: Harbingers of Spring

Posted in What's Beautiful Now

The outdoor collections are beginning to wake. From the winter jasmine and crocuses to the adonis coloring the collections, the bright signs of spring are ... Read More

What's On at NYBG

A Delightful Afternoon at the Edible Academy with Chef Aaron Bertelsen

Posted in What's On at NYBG

Regaling us with stories of growing vegetables in containers, cooking at the fabulous home and garden of Great Dixter, and making gin with Mrs. Next ... Read More

Inside our Collections

Flavors of Morocco: Cumin

Posted in Inside our Collections

It's the earthy spice that adds depth to savory dishes in a wide variety of cuisines. Read More

Inside our Collections, What's Beautiful Now, What's On at NYBG

The Orchid Stars of Jeff Leatham’s Kaleidoscope: Laelia superbiens

Posted in Inside our Collections, What's Beautiful Now, What's On at NYBG

Look up to catch these streamer-like blooms in The Orchid Show: Jeff Leatham’s Kaleidoscope. Growing atop long, long stems, Laelia superbiens is just one of ... Read More

Inside our Collections

Information About Tulip Tree Allée

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The New York Botanical Garden is fortunate to have nearly 30,000 beautiful trees in its gardens, living collections, and natural landscapes. Caring for these trees ... Read More


The Orchid Dinner 2020

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Hear from Dan Dahl, Design Director of the Orchid Dinner, about this year's eagerly awaited event at The Plaza Hotel. Read More

Behind the Scenes, Videos

Palm Dome Restoration Update

Posted in Behind the Scenes, Videos

Ever wonder what makes the Haupt Conservatory's living collections thrive? The glasshouse itself is a living machine. Read More

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