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Garden News Archive

Rose Highlights of BBG

'Harison's Yellow'

With more than 5,000 rosebushes of nearly 1,400 different species and varieties, the Cranford Rose Garden is home to one of largest and most diverse rose collections in the country. Below are five not-to-be missed highlights to look for on your visit. Chosen for their scent, color, and style, these are some of the best roses at BBG. Rosa

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Bee-Day at BBG!

Bees at BBG

Help BBG celebrate its 100th birthday with a bee-inspired party for all ages! Enjoy honey tastings, lectures, presentations, tours, and live music throughout the Garden with free admission all day. For event details visit Centennial Bee-Day Party.

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Photos from Sakura Matsuri 2010

Sakura 2010

With more than 40,000 visitors enjoying great weather and 60-plus events and performances at the Garden, this year's Sakura Matsuri was an incredible weekend-long celebration, even without cherry blossom petals blowing in the breeze. We've put together a slideshow of some of the many performances and inspired costumes we saw around the Garden and

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Mother’s Day at BBG

Bluebell Wood

Not sure what to do for Mother's Day this year? Come take a Garden tour and celebrate the many blooming plants of spring! The tour meets at 3 p.m. in front of the Visitor Center on Sunday, May 9. Highlights include the 45,000 blooming Spanish bluebells in Bluebell Wood, lilacs, wisteria, azaleas, crabapples, Japanese tree peonies, and more. Tour

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Art and Scientific Correspondence: Methods, Metaphors, Missives

Untitled, BBG-9 from My Garden Pets

On May 16th at 3:30 p.m. Brooklyn Botanic Garden's inaugural artist-in-residence program presents a panel exploring the intersection of contemporary art and the history of natural science. Join artists Alexis Rockman and Emilie Clark, whose exhibition My Garden Pets is currently on view in the Steinhardt Conservatory Gallery, and Barbara Gates,

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