Garden News Archive
This week, BBG's Native Flora Garden curator Uli Lorimer weighed in on gothamist.com's new green thumb series giving his advice on native plants to grow in sun and shade in backyards around NYC. Some of the plants he suggests for shady backyards include ferns, snakeroot, and goldenrod. To see the full list of Uli's recommendations, visit Guide To
BBG's Spring Gala and After Party welcomed more than 800 guests to an evening filled with drinks, dinner, and dancing set within the beautiful spring scenery of the Garden. The event honored Shelby White and the Leon Levy Foundation with a Visionary Award for the philanthropic commitment they have made to BBG. Martha A. Rubin and Majora Carter were
Decked out in their finest hats, BBG members flocked to the Cranford Rose Garden to celebrate the blooming of the roses earlier this June. The warm evening was filled with live music, picnics on the lawn, and of course, guests stopping to smell the roses. For a full list of member's events at BBG, visit Member Events.
This year BBG’s special membership group attended more events than ever before! Here’s a quick look at a few great times we enjoyed: Insider’s Look at Graceful Perseverance | March 30 Bonsai curator Julian Velasco led tours of BBG’s enchanting collection after guests enjoyed an early-spring reception in the Steinhardt
In 2005, a mysterious syndrome called rose rosette disease (RRD) was first detected in the Cranford Rose Garden. Often referred to as the witch’s-broom of roses, the disease, which is caused by an unknown pathogen, causes irregular, distorted growth, drastic decline, and eventual death of infected roses. Beyond its devastating impact, not