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History & People

Librarians of the LuEsther T. Mertz Library: Anna Murray Vail

Posted in History & People

Anna Murray Vail (1863–1955) was an American botanist and the first librarian of The New York Botanical Garden. Read More

History & People, Inside our Collections

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

Posted in History & People, Inside our Collections

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

Behind the Scenes

Children’s Education Inspiring a Virtual Audience

Posted in Behind the Scenes

After the Garden’s closure in March of 2020 due to the pandemic, staff worked diligently to open the grounds to the public in July when ... Read More

Videos, What's On at NYBG

Tree Time with Mama Miti and the NYBG Explainers

Posted in Videos, What's On at NYBG

Kids can join our NYBG Explainers from home for an activity inspired by Donna Jo Napoli's beautifully illustrated "Mama Miti: Wangari Maathai and the Trees ... Read More

Behind the Scenes, Videos

Get to Know Our Bronx Community Farm Hubs

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At the onset of the pandemic, NYBG's Bronx Green-Up joined with urban farms and gardens throughout the Bronx to create the Bronx Community Farm Hubs ... Read More

Inside our Collections

Plants That Love You Back

Posted in Inside our Collections

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

Environment & Conservation, History & People, Plant Science

Now Available: Two Volumes on the Plants, People, and Culture of Palau in Micronesia

Posted in Environment & Conservation, History & People, Plant Science

The just-released Ethnobotany of Palau: Plants, People and Island Culture is a two-volume series published by The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) Read More

Videos, What's On at NYBG

Take Part in the March Floral Design Mini-Intensive

Posted in Videos, What's On at NYBG

Make your passion for flowers work for you with our virtual Floral Design Mini-Intensive Program, starting March 16. Read More

Inside our Collections

Get Creative with #ColorOurCollections

Posted in Inside our Collections

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

History & People, Videos

Black History Month at NYBG

Posted in History & People, Videos

As we kick off Black History Month, hear from New York State Senator Jamaal Bailey on the importance of this observance. Read More

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