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Happy Bee-Day!

Join us this Saturday to celebrate the Garden's centennial! We're having a bee-inspired birthday party for all ages with honey tastings, lectures, presentations, tours, and live music throughout the Garden. Tease your beehive into shape for an old-school concert with a cappella kings The Persuasions and the legendary soul singer Maxine Brown, performing with Brooklyn honeys The Sweet Divines.

For more information about our centennial bee-day party and for a schedule of events, visit Bee-Day

Rebecca Bullene is a former editor at Brooklyn Botanic Garden. She is the proprietor of Greenery NYC, a creative floral and garden design company that specializes in botanical works of art including terrariums, urban oasis gardens, and whimsical floral arrangements.

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Here a bee hunts for pollen in a newly opened blossom on a David's Preach Tree, Prunus davidiana . Photo by Rebecca Bullene