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President’s Circle Fall 2013 Events


Fall 2013 was a remarkable time for President’s Circle members as they enjoyed a bounty of events during one of the Garden’s most beautiful times of year. Kicking off the season was the annual President’s Circle Dinner, lauding the legacy of BBG’s Children’s Garden as it celebrates 100 years of exceptional

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2013 President’s Circle Trip

2013 President’s Circle Trip

Two enchanting locales among the sprawling green hills of New Jersey horse country beguiled guests on this year’s President’s Circle trip. The first stop was the lush and romantic property of Andrea Filippone. Guests enjoyed a personal tour through her home, created from four old barns, and strolled the enthralling

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President’s Circle Spring 2013 Events

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The President’s Circle kicked off its exciting lineup of spring events on March 27 with a presentation about BBG’s representatives from South Africa’s Cape Floral Kingdom. Attendees discovered much about this distinct flora from BBG curator Karla Chandler and BBG president emeritus Elizabeth Scholtz, whose early

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President’s Circle Dinner 2012

President's Circle Dinner 2012

At September’s annual President’s Circle Dinner, attendees bid adieu to summer with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres on Lily Pool Terrace before enjoying dinner in the Palm House. The beautiful early-autumn weather inspired lively conversation among President’s Circle members and BBG’s Horticulture staff, including

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Spring 2012 President’s Circle Highlights

Sakura Matsuri Preview

What a spring it’s been! Between spells of unseasonable warmth, deluges of rain, and clouds and sun alternating at a dizzying pace, spring 2012 has provided enough atmospheric variations to take us on a regular botanical thrill ride. Cherries bloomed in early April, bluebells were out before May, and even BBG’s roses

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2012 Winter Warm-up

President’s Circle visit to Aquatic House 2012

Orchids make up the most diverse plant family on earth, comprising between 20,000 and 30,000 species. BBG’s renowned orchid collection contains over 6,000 of these precious plants, and on a rainy night in February, our President’s Circle members and friends got a behind-the-scenes look at their home in the Robert W.

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