Sarah Schmidt


Sarah Schmidt edits BBG's Garden News Blog and the Guides for a Greener Planet handbook series.

Online Articles

Photos Lead to Discovery of Unknown Leafhopper
Discovery Garden Sneak Peek
Can You Predict When the Cherries Will Blossom?
Red-Tailed Hawk Thriving at BBG After Rescue
Q&A with Onika Abraham
Is a Potted Christmas Tree a Good Idea?
Young Hawks Learn to Fly
At Last…May Flowers
Bamboo to the Zoo
When Will Spring Finally Spring?
Gifts Made in Brooklyn
Healthy Lawns
Herb Garden Harvest
Using Beneficial Parasites to Attack Garden Pests
Street Tree Bed Care: Tales from the Trenches
A Q&A with Darrel Morrison, Designer of BBG’s Native Flora Garden Expansion
Using Newspaper as Mulch
A Fern Grows in Brooklyn
A Cherry by Any Other Name
Native Flora Garden Expansion: A Link to Our Natural History
South African Spring
Market Day in the Children’s Garden
Food for Thought
Lovely Lotuses
Summer Harvest
Q&A with E.O. Wilson
BBG Babies
Coming Soon: Cool Season Veggies
Wearable Art
Off to a Wet Start
Another Reason to Green the City
Run for the Roses
Who Will Stop the Rain?
Cherry Picking
Blooming Right Along
Narcissum Can Be Nice
Wow, what’s that smell?
Snowdrop Struck
Global Worrying?
Early Bloomers
Fashionable Firs
Terrarium: A New Exhibit at BBG
Behind the Scenes: Planting Bulbs

Contributions to BBG Handbooks

Japanese-Style Gardens
The Kid’s Guide to Exploring Nature
Easy Compost
Green Roofs and Rooftop Gardens

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