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What's On at NYBG

Please Support NYBG Now

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Today is #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of giving and unity organized in response to the urgent needs caused by COVID-19—and we're asking for your help. Read More

Inside our Collections, Plant Science

Ferns in the Pfizer Lab Help Answer an Important Question

Posted in Inside our Collections, Plant Science

Our essential scientists are equally hard at work in the Pfizer Lab, looking after living collections that are important to ongoing research. Read More

Videos, What's Beautiful Now

Take a Walk Among the Lilacs

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Some of mid-spring's most eagerly awaited flowers are blooming in abundance on Garden grounds this week. Read More

Inside our Collections, Videos

Journey Through Spring

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Take a virtual walk through The New York Botanical Garden’s spectacular spring highlights. Read More

Inside our Collections

Happy Little Trees

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Like the elements of a Bob Ross painting, a little creativity can make a Herbarium specimen look like truly fantastic scenery. Read More

What's Beautiful Now

Turning Over a New Leaf

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All around the Garden—and the City—our trees are waking for spring. Read More

Behind the Scenes

What's Beautiful Now

Soaring Over the Haupt Conservatory

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Our essential staff caring for our collections on grounds were lucky to capture this shot of today's flyover in honor of New York City's frontline ... Read More

Plant Science

For Kids: What Is a Fruit?

Posted in Plant Science

Can you properly sort a cucumber, bell pepper, or eggplant into the categories of fruit or vegetable? What about an acorn or a sunflower seed? Read More

Plant Science, Videos

Backyard Botany: Forsythia

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Did you know that these cheery yellow flowers are related to olives? Read More

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