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August 6, 2014
The Greenest Blocks in Brooklyn Are in Bedford-Stuyvesant and Brooklyn Heights!

July 31, 2014
2014 Greenest Blocks in Brooklyn to Be Announced Wednesday, August 6, 10 a.m.

June 26, 2014
BBG’s Chile Pepper Festival Returns for 22nd Year!

June 17, 2014
BBG Releases The Kid’s Guide to Exploring Nature

May 19, 2014
SPROUTFEST Celebrating 100 Years of Kids at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

May 13, 2014
BBG Partners Exclusively with Patina Restaurant Group and Brooklyn-Chef Rob Newton

April 24, 2014
BBG Named Winner of 2014 National Medal for Museum and Library Service By IMLS

April 17, 2014
BBG Presents Full Bloom A Site-Specific Exhibition by Ann Tarantino

April 15, 2014
Spring at Last! Hanami (Cherry Blossom Season) Begins at BBG

April 9, 2014
Sakura Matsuri: A Celebration of Japanese Culture at BBG

March 17, 2014
BBG’s Annual Plant Sale Offers Over 20,000 Plants on April 30 and May 1

March 7, 2014
Spring 2014 Programming at BBG

3/3/2014
BBG Named Finalist For 2014 National Medal for Museum and Library Service

February 28, 2014
BBG Presents 33rd Annual Making Brooklyn Bloom: Sowing Connections, Growing Gardeners

February 21, 2014
Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Children’s Garden Celebrates 100th Anniversary

January 17, 2014
BBG’s Winter Festival Illuminated Returns for Second Year

January 14, 2014
BBG’s Visitor Center Designed By WEISS/MANFREDI Wins 2014 AIA Institute Honor Award for Architecture

January 8, 2014
BBG Appoints Ronnit Bendavid-Val As Director of Gardens and Grounds

January 8, 2014
BBG Is Beneficiary of Whole Foods Market’s First Community Giving Day in Brooklyn

November 1, 2013
LIGHT IN WINTER 2013-2014: Brooklyn Botanic Garden Celebrates Beauty in Darkness

October 24, 2013
BBG President Scot Medbury Delivers Keynote at 5th Global Botanic Gardens Congress

October 9, 2013
Ghouls & Gourds: Saturday, October 26

October 3, 2013
Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Visitor Center Earns LEED Gold Certification

September 12, 2013
Brooklyn Botanic Garden Awarded IMLS Grant

September 12, 2013
Brooklyn Botanic Garden Announces Interim Herbarium Plans

September 6, 2013
BBG Announces Plans to Reenvision Research Program

08/14/2013
BBG’s Chile Pepper Festival Returns!

08/07/2013
The Greenest Blocks in Brooklyn Are in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens and Boerum Hill!

08/01/2013
THE 2013 GREENEST BLOCKS IN BROOKLYN TO BE ANNOUNCED WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7, AT 10 A.M.

06/21/2013
BBG Announces Release of its Latest Indispensible Handbook July 1: Easy Compost

06/05/2013
BBG OPENS NATIVE FLORA GARDEN EXPANSION ON JUNE 12

05/03/2013
Gotham Chamber Opera Presents La hija de Rappaccini at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

04/15/2013
Sakura Matsuri: A Celebration of Traditional and Contemporary Japanese Culture

04/05/2013
BBG Opens Tree House Installation: Sandy Remix

04/02/2013
Hanami, BBG’s Cherry Blossom Season, Begins

03/18/2013
Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Annual Plant Sale Offers Over 20,000 Plants on May 1 and 2

03/14/2013
BBG’s Cherry Blossom Season, Hanami, to Begin with First Flush of Flowers

02/28/2013
Saturday, March 9: Spring Kicks Off with the 32nd Annual Making Brooklyn Bloom

February 27, 2013
BBG to Present Tree House Installation for Visitors in Spring 2013

February 26, 2013
BBG Presents Spring 2013 Festivals and Programs

January 15, 2013
BBG Presents Illuminated, a New Four-Day Winter Festival for All Ages

01/14/2013
BBG to Open Significant Expansion to Historic Native Flora Garden in June 2013

December 11, 2012
BBG Presents a Wandering Winter Solstice Concert with Make Music New York

November 7, 2012
Brooklyn Botanic Garden Closes Early in Preparation for Nor’easter

November 1, 2012
Break the Cabin Fever: BBG Welcomes New Yorkers With Suspended Admission and Special Programming

October 31, 2012
Brooklyn Botanic Garden Endures Hurricane Sandy

October 22, 2012
LIGHT IN WINTER: Brooklyn Botanic Garden Celebrates Beauty in Darkness

October 8, 2012
New York’s Hallowed Halloween Rumpus Returns: GHOULS & GOURDS

August 13, 2012
BBG’s Chile Pepper Fiesta Returns for the 20th Year!

August 8, 2012
The Greenest Blocks in Brooklyn Are in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, Ditmas Park, and Flatbush!

July 25, 2012
BBG Wins Mayor’s Award for Excellence in Design for New Flatbush Avenue Entrance and Café

June 19, 2012
BBG Appoints Vice President of Horticulture and Facilities

May 3, 2012
BBG Celebrates New VC, Summer Exhibit, and Handbook With A Free Day of Activities For All Ages

January 23, 2013
Brooklyn Botanic Garden to Open New Visitor Center in May 2012

December 8, 2011
BBG Celebrates Hanami, the Cherry Blossom Season, Sunday, April 1–Sunday, April 29, 2012

November 17, 2011
BBG’s Tiger Orchid Springs into Its Biggest Blooming Ever

November 16, 2011
Terrarium: Artworks by Jae Hi Ahn and Plant Displays by Jennifer Williams Opens December 3

November 1, 2011
Winter at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

10/11/11
Ghouls & Gourds, New York’s Hallowed Halloween Rumpus Returns October 29

September 20, 2011
Brooklyn Botanic Garden Focuses on School Gardens

September 19, 2011
Finding Yggdrassil: Portraits of Trees by Anders Knutsson

August 11, 2011
Festival Flavor In Full Force: BBG’s 19th Annual Chile Pepper Fiesta

August 3, 2011
The Greenest Blocks in Brooklyn Are in Flatbush and Boerum Hill!

July 27, 2011
The 2011 Greenest Block In Brooklyn To Be Revealed Wednesday, August 3rd at 10 a.m. Location TBA

May 19, 2011
This Summer, BBG Celebrates a Different Kind of Native New Yorker

April 19, 2011
Brooklyn Botanic Garden Announces $7.5M Leon Levy Foundation Gift

April 13, 2011
Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Annual Plant Sale Returns With Over 20,000 Plants

April 11, 2011
30th Annual Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival: April 30 and May 1, 2011

March 25, 2011
BBG Presents Its Second Artist in Residence, Sandra Eula Lee

March 15, 2011
Local Heroes: Brooklyn Botanic Garden Celebrates a Year of Native Plants

March 14, 2011
Think Spring at BBG: Garden Highlights Through June 2011

March 1, 2011
30 Years of Making Brooklyn Bloom: Let’s Garden Together!

January 25, 2010
Small Scale: An evening of Japanese tapas, sake, and the art of bonsai

January 19, 2010
Hanami: Celebrating the Cherry Blossom-Viewing Season at BBG

January 12, 2010
Brooklyn Botanic Garden Graduates 15 “BUG” Students

January 10, 2011
Graceful Perseverance: A Celebration of Bonsai at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

November 28, 2010
Elizabeth Scholtz, Director Emeritus, Celebrates 50 Years at BBG

November 9, 2010
“A” Great Report for a Great School

November 8, 2010
Brooklyn Botanic Garden in Winter

September 27, 2010
Rats!: An Interactive Panel on Managing Rats with a Green Thumb

September 20, 2010
New York’s Hallowed Halloween Rumpus Returns: Ghouls and Gourds

August 24, 2010
Fall’s Zestiest Festival Returns: Chile Pepper Fiesta!

August 4, 2010
The Greenest Blocks in Brooklyn Are in Flatbush and Boerum Hill!

July 28, 2010
The 2010 Greenest Block in Brooklyn to Be Revealed Wednesday, August 4 at 10 a.m.

July 10, 2010
Patrick Dougherty at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

June 29, 2010
Celebrating Our Backyard:  Brooklyn Botanic Garden Presents Native Plant Month, July 2010

June 3, 2010
Le Guichet at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

May 12, 2010
It’s All the Buzz

April 5, 2010
Some Plants Native to NYC Area Have Become Locally Extinct As New Flora Has Moved In

March 17, 2010
Hanami Begins April 3; Sakura Matsuri Festival on May 1 and 2

February 24, 2010
BBG Presents A New Body of Work By Emilie Clark, Its First Artist-In-Residence

Feburary 1, 2010
Brooklyn Botanic Garden Turns 100

January 7, 2010
Hanami: Celebrating the Cherry Blossom-Viewing Season at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

December 10, 2009
Elizabeth Scholtz, BBG Director Emeritus, Receives a Bounty of Prestigious Honors

November 18, 2009
BBG’s New Photo Exhibition Reveals Garden’s Great History

November 9, 2009
BBG Releases Newest Handbook: Great Natives for Tough Places

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