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History & People, Plant Science

NYBG Scientist and Trustee Win American Horticultural Society Awards

Posted in History & People, Plant Science

A senior scientist and a Trustee of The New York Botanical Garden are among this year’s recipients of awards presented by the American Horticulture Society ... Read More

Environment & Conservation, Plant Science, Videos

From the Field: Plants and People of Vanuatu

Posted in Environment & Conservation, Plant Science, Videos

From forest preservation to documenting the local plants and their traditional uses, NYBG scientists have collaborated with the people of Vanuatu since 2015 on projects ... Read More

Plant Science, Videos

Backyard Botany: Pear

Posted in Plant Science, Videos

In the latest episode of Backyard Botany, join NYBG's Larry Kelly to get an in-depth look at the flower that precedes one of our favorite ... Read More

Environment & Conservation, Plant Science

How Many Plants Have Gone Extinct in the Past 250 Years?

Posted in Environment & Conservation, Plant Science

The International Day for Biological Diversity, which is today, is an especially important occasion to appreciate Earth's biodiversity and yet acknowledge that many plants and ... Read More

Videos, What's Beautiful Now

Journey Through Spring II

Posted in Videos, What's Beautiful Now

Enjoy our sequel to NYBG's popular Journey Through Spring video montage. Read More

How To, Videos

How to Incorporate Compost in Your Garden

Posted in How To, Videos

Having rich soil goes a long way⁠ in a vegetable garden—and that's where compost can come in handy. Read More

History & People, Videos

Revisiting NYBG’s 4th Annual Plein-Air Invitational: Sketching Lilacs with James Gurney

Posted in History & People, Videos

While we cannot come together this season to enjoy the artwork up close, we invite you to explore past plein-air painting activities at NYBG, and ... Read More

Videos, What's Beautiful Now

Take a Walk Through the Tree Peonies

Posted in Videos, What's Beautiful Now

Take a walk through some of spring's boldest blooms—the tree peonies. Read More

How To, Videos

How to Turn In Your Cover Crops

Posted in How To, Videos

There's still time to get your vegetable beds prepared for spring and summer crops. Read More

Plant Science, Videos

Backyard Botany: Cherry Trees

Posted in Plant Science, Videos

Have you ever looked closely at a cherry blossom? Read More

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