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Did you develop your love of nature in BBG’s Children’s Garden? Are you inspired by the neighborhood revitalization efforts of Brooklyn GreenBridge? Do you value BBG’s science education programs? Is conservation of the natural world important to you?

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BBG’s talented horticulture team brings the seasons to life with dynamic display and year-round care of the Garden’s plant collections.
Junior Apprentices Tyrell and Nina deadhead sunflowers in the Children's Garden.


Each year, through classes, workshops, and other training initiatives, BBG helps tens of thousands of adults and children develop a relationship with nature.

Pumpkin Patchwork Project at Ghouls & Gourds.

Public Programs

BBG celebrates Brooklyn’s diversity with events that highlight cultural cuisine, music and dance performances, and nature-oriented workshops.
Owen Long and Lis Thomas show their love for local food at Making Brooklyn Bloom.

Community Horticulture

GreenBridge reaches 50,000 residents and community gardeners, providing free assistance and advice in gardening, composting, and street tree care.

Paul Harwood collects a crab apple sample for the Herbarium.


BBG conducts scientific research that raises public understanding of the role plants play in our lives and the fragility of the natural environment.
Manny Jose, Graphic Designer extraordinaire, burnishes Garden memory quotes on to the Steinhardt Gallery walls.


Special exhibits and permanent onsite interpretation tell the stories of plants and our relationship with the environment.

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455 Flatbush Avenue
990 Washington Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225


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