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New Jersey Gardens Offer Tours to Honor Betty Scholtz

Hardie Garden

Two strikingly different gardens on a leafy street in Nutley, New Jersey, will open to the public on Saturday, September 10. Silas Mountsier and Graeme Hardie will offer tours of their private gardens, both designed by Richard Hartlage and featured on Anne Raver’s “Great Gardens” list. The occasion is

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Composting in the Classroom

Worm Bin

Fall is the perfect time to start a classroom compost bin! On Tuesday, August 23, the NYC Compost Project in Brooklyn is offering the workshop Worm Composting in the Classroom. Teachers will learn how to set up and maintain an indoor worm bin, and have the opportunity to purchase a pound of worms and a bin to assemble on

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In the News: Greenest Block Contest

Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2011

One of the greatest results of competing as a team is the sense of community that develops. BBG’s community environmental horticulture program, GreenBridge, has been working toward that for 17 years with its Greenest Block in Brooklyn competition. Here are some of our favorite stories chronicling this year’s

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Plants and Pollinators at the Rose Arc Pool

<em>Rosa</em> 'Awakening'

While restoration of the Cranford Rose Garden continues, you would do well to turn your gaze upon the Rose Arc Pool. Curator Sarah Owens has incorporated a number of perennials and annuals among the roses around the fountain. These not only make for an ongoing beautiful display of blooms but also serve to attract beneficial

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Members’ Night for Children

BBG Members' Night for Children

On Wednesday, July 27, BBG members enjoyed the second annual Members’ Night for Children. The weather was lovely, the picnics were abundant, and the young and young at heart danced and sang along with musical act Rolie Polie Guacamole, which debuted its own delightful song all about BBG! The evening was rounded out

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BBG Visitor Photos of Summer


Our visitor-contributed photos allow us to see the Garden through many different lenses year-round. Here are a few of our favorites from this summer! See BBG’s Photos page for more great image galleries! Share your photos of BBG with us!

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