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  New York Botanical Garden - Are We There Yet?
Home gardeners looking for some good tips, serious botanists wanting to know the latest discoveries or learn the newest technology, students doing a great education program, or a family simply out for a Sunday stroll in a beautiful place -- all come to the New York Botanical Garden.
The landscape of the New York Botanical Garden features beautiful natural terrain with dramatic rock outcroppings, a river and cascading waterfall, wetlands, ponds, and 40 acres of uncut forest.
Divided into 90 small plots, this 1.5-acre garden is a marvelous place for children to learn to plant, cultivate, and harvest vegetables and flowers.
www.fieldtrip.com /ny/88178700.htm   (823 words)

  The New York Botanical Garden :: The New York Botanical Garden Plans Special Weekend on Gardening in a Changing Climate
The Botanical Garden is also testing the hardiness of conifers among its plantings in the Benenson Ornamental Conifers.
The New York Botanical Garden is located on property owned in full by the City of New York, and its operation is made possible in part by public funds provided through the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.
Issuers of news releases and not PR Newswire are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.
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  New York Botanical Garden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
One of the premier botanical gardens in the United States, it spans some 240 acres of Bronx Park in the borough of The Bronx and is home to some of the world's leading plant laboratories.
The Garden was founded in 1891 on part of the grounds of the Belmont Estate, formerly owned by the tobacco magnate Pierre Lorillard, after a fund-raising campaign led by Columbia University botanist Nathaniel Lord Britton, who was inspired to emulate the Royal Botanic Gardens in London.
At the heart of the Garden are 40 acres (162,000 m²) of virgin woodlands which represent the last stretch of the original forest which covered all of New York City before the arrival of European settlers in the 17th century.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_York_Botanical_Garden   (534 words)

 New York Botanical Garden Sundance Outdoor Adventure Society   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The rose garden was designed by renowned landscape architect Beatrix Jones Farrand in 1916 but not fully realized until the 1980s.
The lunette-shaped garden radiates from a central gazebo.
Sundance Outdoor Adventure Society is an all-volunteer, not-for-profit organization based in the New York metropolitan area devoted to noncompetitive outdoor sports for gay men and lesbians.
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 New York Botanical Garden - Wired New York Forum
Spanning almost an acre in the southeast corner of the NYBG in the Bronx, the two blocks of interconnected glasshouses (shaped somewhat like an "H") contain eight growing zones that will enable the NYBG to develop its living collections, propagate plants for exhibition, and grow plants for study, research, and conservation.
The new $23 million facility — the first laboratory to be built at the New York Botanical Garden in 50 years — is expected to take genetic research at the nation's botanical gardens to a new level.
The new laboratory will be an ornament of the science campus in the non-public northwest quadrant of the garden.
www.wirednewyork.com /forum/showthread.php?p=98784   (1198 words)

 New York City Parks & Zoos - New York Botanical Garden
The Garden is a museum of plants alive with discovery, from the landmark Enid A. Haupt Conservatory offering an ecotour of the world under glass, to the innovative Everett Children's Adventure Garden where children explore nature and plant science, to 48 magnificent gardens and plant collections on a 250-acre historic site.
The Garden is home to the nation's largest Victorian glasshouse, the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, which opened to the public in 1902 and was named a New York City Landmark in 1973.
The New York Botanical Garden is committed to educating the public about the beauty, science, and importance of plants, offering one of the nation's largest Continuing Education programs in gardening and plant studies.
www.newyorkkids.net /newyorkcitykids_parks_zoos/ny_botanical_garden.htm   (1288 words)

Nathaniel Lord Britton was born on Staten Island, New York in 1859 to an old family of landowners on the island.
As early as 1874 the Torrey Botanical Club appointed a committee to act with the New York Pharmaceutical Association in requesting the city to establish a botanical garden in Central Park.
Britton called attention to the expected opening of the Museum of the Botanical Garden in December, and suggested that it might be appropriate that the first scientific meeting to be held there be that of the Torrey Botanical Club, the Club having made the first movement toward starting the botanical garden.
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 New York Botanical Garden New York City.com : Arts & Attractions : Editorial Review
A tranquil oasis of around 250 acres in the Bronx, the New York Botanical Garden was established in the late 19th century.
The new International Plant Science Center is includes the new William and Lynda Steere Herbarium and the renovated and expanded LuEsther T. Mertz Library, the largest plant-research collections of their kind in the Western Hemisphere and crucial resources for scientists the world over.
The state-of-the-art facilities of the new International Plant Science Center will ensure that the Garden remains at the forefront of biodiversity research and that its research collections are preserved and accessible for generations to come.
www.nyc.com /arts__attractions/New_York_Botanical_Garden.1327/editorial.aspx   (649 words)

 Antiques and the Arts Online - New York Botanical Garden Hosts Antique Garden Furniture Show
The Botanical Garden put on a nice spread for the dealers, offering a number of wraps, some fresh fruit and cold water to wash it all down.
An English garden scene was the backdrop for the display of Barbara Israel Garden Antiques, Katonah, N.Y., complete with a small pond to the left.
Four saddle stones that had been together in an English garden for more than 50 years were among the first things sold from the booth of Eleanor and David Billet of New York City at the preview party.
antiquesandthearts.com /TT-2004-05-11-10-53-32p1.htm   (2248 words)

 New York Botanical Garden | NYCkidsARTS - New York City's cultural guide for kids
The New York Botanical Garden's greatest treasure is the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, a spectacular soaring crystal palace built in 1902, which reopened in the spring of 1997 after extensive renovation.
The New York Botanical Garden is one of the world's great research institutions in botany and the environment, and its international projects are reflected in both its exhibitions and its educational programs.
The New York Botanical Garden offers a variety of workshops for teachers and administrators interested in learning how to use plants and the natural environment to excite and motivate students to participate in science.
www.nyckidsarts.org /orgs/one?org_id=347&borough=&discipline=&keyword=&search_p=t&offset=200   (917 words)

 Balmy Winter Weather Prompts Early Buds and Bloom at the New York Botanical Garden
NEW YORK, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- With weeks of abnormally warm weather, there are colorful surprises in flower at the Botanical Garden.
Signs of spring are in many places across the Botanical Garden's 250 acres, but nowhere are they more in evidence than in the Garden's experimental Ladies Border, a 260-foot-long and 30-foot-wide bed on the southeast side of the landmark Enid A. Haupt Conservatory.
The Botanical Garden is also testing the hardiness of conifers among the plantings in the Benenson Ornamental Conifers.
www.earthtimes.org /articles/show/news_press_release,40883.shtml   (750 words)

 The New York Botanical Garden
Every gardener’s top destination for practical info and workable solutions
Plants and imaginations grow in a garden created by kids
The entire Garden puts on a dazzling show, dressed in its autumn finery
www.nybg.org /gardens/index_garden.php   (262 words)

 Wired New York Forum - Botanical Garden Visitor Center
Increasingly the mile-long garden, a national historic landmark, is expected to fulfill multiple roles as a tourist magnet, an educational resource, a research center, a neighborhood park and a library open to the public.
During the next three years, the garden hopes to complete a number of major building, landscaping and infrastructure projects, including the multimillion-dollar restoration of the conifer collection, to be formally named the Arthur and Janet Ross Conifer Arboretum on Thursday.
The university would share the cost of the $2 million to $3 million project with the botanical garden and Montefiore Medical Center, which owns the building where the 142-foot antenna would be built, in the Norwood section of the Bronx, officials of all three institutions announced at a joint news conference at the hospital yesterday.
www.wirednewyork.com /forum/printthread.php?t=4808   (2302 words)

 Renovating the Ladies' Border at The New York Botanical Garden
In January 2002, The New York Botanical Garden broke ground on a new project: the restoration of the Ladies' Border, a 260-foot long bed on the southeast side of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory.
New York's accomplished public garden designer Lynden B. Miller has designed the new garden and intends to push the limits of hardiness in New York by planting many zone 7 plants (the botanical garden is a Zone 6).
Fine Gardening will be visiting The New York Botanical Garden from time to time this year to watch the progress of the new garden and to share it with you here on our Web site.
www.taunton.com /finegardening/pages/g00109.asp   (348 words)

 New York Botanical Garden | Museum/Attraction Review | New York City | Frommers.com
A National Historic Landmark, the 250-acre New York Botanical Garden was founded in 1891 and today is one of America's foremost public gardens.
Highlights of the Botanical Garden include the 27 specialty gardens, an exceptional orchid collection, and 40 acres of uncut forest, as close as New York gets to its virgin state before the arrival of Europeans.
Round-trip shuttle and garden tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and students, $9 for children 2 to 12; call tel.
www.frommers.com /destinations/newyorkcity/A24066.html   (406 words)

 The New York Botanical Garden   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Founded in 1891 on 250 acres, it is one of the gardening jewels of New York City.
This is fairly average for the New Jersey region, but slightly better than the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
While the BBG is probably more important to the overall history of Metasequoias, the NYBG features a much larger garden area and has a particularly impressive collection.
www.skidmore.edu /~m_belsky/NYBG.htm   (294 words)

 Plain Vanilla? You Might Be Surprised, New York Botanical Garden Puts Thousands Of Orchids On Center Stage - CBS News
The garden is shedding more light on the enigmatic flower as well as 8,000 other orchid plants at the 2006 Orchid Show, running through April 2.
This year, the garden decided to recreate the feeling of a garden from 1920s South Florida for the main show, highlighting big blocks of color in a formal display, with flowers cascading into a fountain.
Marc Hachadourian, the curator of glasshouse collections at the garden, said orchids never fail to attract attention, whether it be the bright color of the Vandas, which are also called Rainbow Orchids, or the unique, delicate shape of the slipper orchid.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2006/03/15/national/main1407747.shtml   (767 words)

 Science in the Garden - New York Times
The real architecture of the botanical garden is the grounds themselves, where change comes more gradually.
A visitor who knew the garden 20 years ago would notice significant differences today: a new entrance, shop and library; a restored conservatory; and a remarkable sense of freshness in the feel of the garden itself.
Twenty years ago, the future of the botanical garden was anybody's guess.
www.nytimes.com /2006/05/15/opinion/15mon4.html?ex=1305345600&en=1c0c385ef21045f3&ei=5090&partner=rssuserland&emc=rss   (441 words)

 new york botanical garden collections book
A semiformal, brick-walled garden designed in the tradition of herb and knot gardens, the Herb Garden was originally created in the 1940s to display and grow herbs and companion plants with an emphasis on American species and native traditions.
The Jane Watson Irwin Perennial Garden is a blend of herbaceous perennials with ornamental grasses, bulbs, seasonal annuals, shrubs, and small trees, interplanted to create texture, color, and fragrance throughout the year.
The Rock Garden is a two-and-a-half-acre gem tucked into the edge of the Botanical Garden’s 50-acre native forest.
www.dig-itmag.com /columns/goodies_story/294_0_18_0_M   (896 words)

 The New York Botanical Garden
If you would like to receive a notice in the mail about upcoming UBC Botanical Garden courses and lectures, please send your name and postal address (including street address, city and postal code) in an email to the.
UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research is a department of the Faculty of Land and Food Systems at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
Copyright © 2002-2007, UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research.
www.ubcbotanicalgarden.org /education/courses/new_york_botanical_garden.php   (163 words)

 Wendy's Blog: Legal Tags: Chihuly glass at the New York Botanical Garden
He's brought new ideas to the world of artistic glassblowing, and he'll always be recognized as the original master of these forms, but copyright shouldn't give him a monopoly on the ideas.
Dale Chihuly > Chihuly at the New York Botanical Garden
Chihuly at The New York Botanical Garden June 25 to October 29...
www.wendy.seltzer.org /blog/archives/2006/10/30/chihuly_glass_at_the_new_york_botanical_garden.html   (186 words)

 The New York Botanical Garden, The Bronx, New York
The New York Botanical Garden, The Bronx, New York
One of the oldest and largest botanical gardens in the world, The New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx is a museum of plants and a National Historic Landmark.
In the Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden kids are the gardeners, planting, weeding, watering, pushing wheelbarrows of plants to the compost bins, feeding the earthworms, harvesting crops, doing nature crafts, exploring pond life, and much more.
www.museumregister.com /US/NewYork/Bronx/NewYorkBotanicalGarden/Info.html   (378 words)

 NYC ARTS - Organization Details
From New England by car: I-95 South to I-287 West to Hutchinson River Pkwy South (I-678) to Cross County Pkwy (Exit left) to the Bronx River Pkwy South.
The garden's library is the largest repository of botanical books and serials in the country and the herbarium, a vast collection of dried plant specimens, is an essential resource for scientists.
The garden, it should be noted, employs many such scientists and is a global leader in environmental and botanical research.
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 Charity Navigator Rating - The New York Botanical Garden
Founded in 1891, The New York Botanical Garden is one of the world's great collections of plants, the region's leading educational center about gardening and horticulture, and an international center for plant research.
The Garden is alive with opportunities for discovery, from an "ecotour" of the world in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory to an innovative indoor/outdoor science museum for kids to 50 exquisite gardens and plant collections, all on a 250-acre National Historic Landmark site in New York City's Bronx borough.
The Garden pursues its mission through its role as a museum of living plant collections arranged in gardens and landscapes; through its comprehensive education programs in horticulture and plant science; and through wide-ranging research programs.
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 Staten Island Botanical Garden NYC— New York Pass
Connie Gretz's Secret Garden is reached by crossing a drawbridge spanning a moat, walking through a three-story castle, and navigating a formal maze.
There are also butterfly, pond, herb, shade, and sensory gardens, a French allee and potage, barn and farm, and glasshouse with perennial border.
The New York Pass grants you free admission to the Garden.
www.newyorkpass.com /viewAttraction.asp?Id=35&CategoryId=3   (145 words)

 Glazing the Garden
Dale Chihuly is responsible for expanding the studio glass movement to encompass collaborative teams in the creative process, and establishing blown glass as a vehicle for installation and environmental art.
Chihuly visited the Bronx-based gardens three years ago to study its famed conservatory and was invited to install his pieces around the Garden’s 250 acres.
It’s a form of mastery on the surface, showcasing the Garden as both canvas and inspiration.
www.metropolismag.com /cda/story.php?artid=2359   (486 words)

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