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Plant Talk

Behind the Scenes

Exploration of the World of Plants Continues Remotely with GreenSchool

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These days there are no yellow school busses transporting classes to the “Back of House 2,” otherwise known as the African Desert, for the time-honored ... Read More

Videos, What's Beautiful Now

Journey Through Winter

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On the final day of winter, join Todd Forrest, Arthur Ross Vice President for Horticulture and Living Collections, for a look back on the ethereal ... Read More

Videos, What's On at NYBG

Garden Sets: Amanda Gookin, Leila Adu, and Jessica Meyer

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Surrounded by orchids in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, watch and listen as GRAMMY-nominated cellist Amanda Gookin performs classical selections intercut with interviews by acclaimed ... Read More

What's On at NYBG

Calling all Teachers for Virtual and In-Person Teacher Development Programs

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Explore your passion for culture, food, and plants in our upcoming professional learning courses. Read More

History & People, Videos

Celebrating Women’s History Month at Home

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As we celebrate #InternationalWomensDay, hear from urban farmer, community gardener, activist, and NYBG Trustee Karen Washington as she delivers welcoming remarks for Women's History Month ... Read More

History & People

Librarians of the LuEsther T. Mertz Library: Elizabeth C. Hall

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Elizabeth C. Hall (1898–1989) became Head Librarian of The New York Botanical Garden in 1937, following positions at The New York Public Library and Horticultural ... Read More

History & People

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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