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Desert Pavilion at Brooklyn Botanic Garden (Video)

The cacti, succulents, wildflowers, and other plants in Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Desert Pavilion have developed fascinating adaptations to survive in harsh conditions.

Watch as Desert Pavilion curator Caitlin Ndoye introduces us to BBG’s unique and important collection of plant specimens from the world’s desert and arid regions.


Michael Stewart is Brooklyn Botanic Garden's photographer and video producer.


  • Fabian April 17, 2020

    Thank you for this! I spent many weekend walks in the BBG during my 20s. This brings me back, there’s indeed something special about that place. <3

  • Doreen April 5, 2020

    Thanks for sharing. Gives us something to do while shelter in place. Shared on FB. Will share the rest of your videos. I can only watch so much TV. Went here as a school kid on field trip. Fond memories.

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