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Mother’s Day at BBG

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 is free with admission.

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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More than 45,000 bluebells (Hyacinthoides hispanica 'Excelsior') burst into bloom in Bluebell Wood at BBG. Photo by Rebecca Bullene