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The Children’s Garden at BBG (Video)

Children's Garden

Since its founding in 1914, the Children’s Garden has been the cornerstone of Brooklyn Botanic Garden's educational programming—teaching gardening and plant science, instilling healthy eating habits, and fostering a lifelong connection to the environment.

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A Day in the Children’s Garden (Video)

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If you've never participated in a Children's Garden class at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, you may not know the joy of biting into a tender kale leaf a moment after picking it; how to identify galinsoga, one of the most common weeds in Brooklyn; or the satisfaction of harvesting beans for dinner. Now's your chance to take a peek inside the picket

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Change in the Garden (Video)

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Experience the drama of all four seasons in just over two minutes! Witness trees blossoming, flowers blooming, plants growing, and the seasons changing in this time-lapse video taken at Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

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Dr. Vandana Shiva (Video)

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Global environmental activist, author, and founder of Navdanya, Dr. Vandana Shiva presents the Wilbur A. Levin Keynote Address, "Cultivating Resilience: Diversity, Democracy, Community," at Making Brooklyn Bloom at Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

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Ghouls & Gourds at Brooklyn Botanic Garden (Video)

Ghouls and Gourds

Spectacular stilt dancers! Victorian toy parlor! Gorgeous fall colors! Shake a tail feather, show off your costume, and carouse with colossal puppets at Brooklyn’s wackiest costume parade.

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Watch BBG’s Living Roof Come to Life (Video)

BBG's Living Roof

How long does it take to install a 10,000-square-foot meadow on the roof of a building? According to this video, just two minutes! We captured the entirety of the early-autumn installation of 40,000 plants on the roof of BBG’s new Visitor Center—from September 26 to October 31, 2011—in this short time-lapse video. A month of soil

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300-Pound Orchid Gets a New Basket (Video)

Repotting Grammatophyllum speciosum

Repotting a normal sized plant is a hassle in its own right. But what if that plant weighs nearly 300 pounds and hangs over a three-foot deep pool? This past June, BBG Aquatic House curator David Horak decided that the tiger orchid (Grammatophyllum speciosum) needed a new basket. The suspended wooden basket had begun to deteriorate and Horak

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Cherry Blossom Time-lapse (Video)

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From April 18 to April 26, 2008, over 3,000 digital photos were taken, one every three minutes, of Brooklyn Botanic Garden's famed Cherry Walk. Learn all about Brooklyn Botanic Garden's cherry blossoms at bbg.org/cherries Photography by Dave Allen; music by Jon Solo (jonsolomusic.com).

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Judging Greenest Block in Brooklyn (Video)

Judging Making Brooklyn Bloom

Learn what the judges are looking for as they tour neighborhood gardens and discuss the importance of building community as they choose the winners for the Greenest Block in Brooklyn.

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Tree Trimming (Video)

Tree Trimming

Chris Roddick, Brooklyn Botanic Garden arborist and author of The Tree Care Primer, demonstrates the exciting and skillful art of in-tree pruning!

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Cranford Rose Garden (Video)

Cranford Rose Garden

Witness three days in June at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Cranford Rose Garden. To create the unique perspective, each still frame of the video was treated with a tilt-shift lens effect in Photoshop. For more information about the Cranford Rose Garden, visit bbg.org. The music is by Jon Solo (myspace.com/jonsolomusic).

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2006 Titan Arum Bloom (Video)

Titan Arum Bloom, August 2006

The titan arum (Amorphophallus titanum) is one of the world's most remarkable plants. Native to tropical forests in Sumatra, it produces a monstrous four- to nine-foot-tall flower head, which releases a monstrous stench of putrefaction at peak bloom (another name for the plant is the corpse flower!). The species rarely flowers in cultivation;

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