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History & People

Victory Gardens Make a Comeback

Posted in History & People

Along with new phrases such as social distancing and flattening the curve, a term from America’s past has been popping up in recent weeks: victory ... Read More

History & People, Plant Science

Daylight Studies—an Emerging Discipline

Posted in History & People, Plant Science

Daylight surrounds us, and much of life, both plant and human, depends on it. The many dimensions of daylight have recently become an emerging field ... Read More

Plant Science, Videos

Anatomy of a Plant with Arvolyn Hill

Posted in Plant Science, Videos

How much do your kids know about their favorite spring flowers? Read More

Garden News

#LightItBlue with NYBG

Posted in Garden News

To our frontline and essential workers, thank you from everyone at NYBG for your tireless efforts in this challenging time. Read More

Plant Science, Videos

Backyard Botany: Daffodils

Posted in Plant Science, Videos

How much do you really know about daffodils? Go beyond the beauty of this spring favorite by digging a little deeper into the Narcissus genus. Read More

Inside our Collections, Videos

Spring Walk Among the Daffodils

Posted in Inside our Collections, Videos

Look closely at the flowers in our sea of hundreds of thousands of spring daffodils and you'll find many unique faces. Read More

Inside our Collections, Videos

The Hand Lens Submitted for the GLAMi Awards

Posted in Inside our Collections, Videos

This year NYBG is proud to submit The Hand Lens for consideration in the GLAMi Awards! Read More

Videos, What's On at NYBG

Orchid Evening Highlights: Happy Hour at Home

Posted in Videos, What's On at NYBG

Bring the energy and ambience of our annual Orchid Evening series—called New York City’s most spectacular night out—right into your home. Read More

How To, Videos

Regrow Garden at Home

Posted in How To, Videos

Kids don't need a backyard to have a garden at home—just a sunny window sill! Read More

Inside our Collections

The Biodiversity Heritage Library

Posted in Inside our Collections

One of the most important things that librarians do is build collections. In these collections, knowledge is preserved for generations. Through these collections, information is ... Read More

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