Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Brooklyn Botanic Garden990 Washington Ave Brooklyn, NY 11225
Immerse yourself in 52 acres of year-round beauty at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Home to over 18,000 types of plants, the Garden's diverse collection celebrates nature's ever-changing spectacle with a glorious succession of color, texture and atmosphere through the seasons—from the very first cherry blossoms heralding spring's arrival to autumn's blaze of foliage and the poetic silhouettes of winter trees.
A verdant sanctuary amid the bustle of the city, Brooklyn Botanic Garden is a lush and intimate retreat to connect with and become inspired by the wonders of the natural world. Visit www.bbg.org to discover what's blooming now.
Is there a teenager in your life who is interested in learning about #urbanagriculture, #science, and the #environment? Apply to participate in the 2018 Garden Apprentice Program (GAP) at Brooklyn Botanic Garden. GAP is a great way for teens to learn about botany, sustainability, and culinary horticulture. You can help them get their hands dirty while they learn important life skills like teamwork, communication and responsibility. Attend an info session on Saturday November 4.
Another beautiful Brooklyn day! Now is great time to spot monarch butterflies as they pass through Brooklyn Botanic Garden on their annual migration. Danaus plexippus (monarch butterfly) on Aster tataricus 'Jindai' (tartarian aster) in the Water Garden.
Ghouls & Gourds—Brooklyn's zaniest fall festival—is almost here! Eight days until Planet Pumpkin descends with something for everyone. bbg.org/ghouls