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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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