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Plant Talk

Inside our Collections

Flowering Frustration

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We at NYBG start getting antsy for spring early. Once the last russet oak leaf in the Thain Family Forest floats to the ground in ... Read More

What's On at NYBG

GEAR UP Students Explore Career Pathways in Landscape Architecture with ASLA

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Middle school students enrolled in Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) at the Bronx Institute at Lehman College joined us at ... Read More

Inside our Collections

Re-Orcharding New York: The Work of Artist Sam Van Aken

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In the early 1800s, someone walking along the bustling streets of lower Manhattan eating a peach casually discarded the unwanted pit into Mr. Gill’s yard ... Read More

Environment & Conservation

Solving Climate Change Conundrums: Ways Are There, but Can Society Find the Will?

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On March 20, 2023, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), released its latest report. Read More

History & People, Inside our Collections

The First Children’s Gardening Book—in Latin

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The Mertz Library recently acquired a 1545 edition of a children’s book, De Re Hortensi Libellus. Originally published in 1535, it is thought to be ... Read More

What's On at NYBG

Con Edison STEM Day Out at GreenSchool Explores the Architecture of Light and Air

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Thanks to the generosity of Con Ed STEM Day Out, an initiative especially for middle school students which offers access to education programs related to ... Read More

History & People

Meet Your Tour Guide: Women in Garden Design Tour

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Ellen Shipman, Beatrix Farrand, and Marian Coffin—groundbreakers—proved that it’s not a man’s world out in the garden.” Read More

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The Orchid Dinner—A Big Night Out for Flowers in Support of NYBG

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This past Thursday night The Orchid Dinner brought together dozens of talented designers for an evening of floral beauty. Read More

History & People, Videos

Plants as Liberation: Joshua Bennett

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Our Plants as Liberation Series continues this #BlackHistoryMonth with an interview featuring renowned poet Joshua Bennett, whose "The Bond of Live Things Everywhere" poetry exhibit ... Read More

Plant Science

Not the Last of Us: The Truth about Zombie Fungi

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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

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