Mario Batali's Edible Garden at The New York Botanical Garden
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Bursting with elaborate designs and kaleidoscopic color arrangements, this exhibit in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory at The New York Botanical Garden will delight nature lovers and enchant guests of all ages who love the beauty of nature. With the theme Key West Contemporary, you can step out of the bustling city and straight into the Florida Keys, where the dramatic beauty of a flourishing tropical garden is amplified by vibrant architecture that reflects this particular island's charm and ambience. The Enid A. Haupt Conservatory's sprawling glasshouse galleries are transformed into a modernist Key West estate garden, where an effusion of orchids -- including Vanda (rainbow orchids), Dendrobium (cane orchids) and Cymbidium (Asian corsage orchids) -- bloom among serene geometric reflecting pools, soaring angular pergolas and sleek benches. Learn More
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large vegetable garden to walk thru. areas for children to participate "hands-on".
2 cooking demos were offered in the afternoon near the garden w chefs from mario batali's restaurant in nyc. we attended one of them.
pleasant afternoon at the gardens.
would have enjoyed seeing mario batali. he went to a seperately paid breakfast and left.
the other exhibits there were worthwhile.
*Cooking Demonstrations Tuesday – Sunday at 2:00pm and 4:00pm.
What’s Growing in Mario’s Garden
The Otto Pizza Garden*
Recognizable to everyone as a pizza pie, this garden features six garden slices stuffed with plants essential to making one of Otto’s signature pizzas.
Onion, Walla Walla
Tomato, Italian Heirloom
Tomato, Millie’s Plum
Eggplant, Rosa Bianca
Eggplant, Listada di Gandia
Wheat, Hard Red Spring
Sweet Pepper, Corno di Toro
Hot Pepper, Italian Pepperoncini
The Babbo Beets, Beans, Garlic, and Greens Garden
This garden, complete with a “table for two,” features plants on the menu at Mario Batali’s signature restaurant Babbo.
Radicchio, Rosso di Chioggia
Parsley, Prezzemolo Gigante D’Italia
Radicchio, Palla Rossa
Radicchio, Rosso di Verona
Chard, Bright Lights
Basil, Basilico Finnissimo Verde a Palla
Broccoli di Rapa, Novantina (Broccoli Raab)
Fava Bean, Windsor
Bean, Marengo Romano
Kale, Nero di Toscano
Lettuce, Lollo Rossa
Turnip, Rapa di Milano Coletto
Batali’s Berry Patch
Yum! Berry-ed treasures are all around in Batali’s Berry Garden. Gems of cheerful (type) strawberries, and sweet golden and red raspberries crawl and climb on vines throughout this delightful patch. Perfect for pies, jams and simply snacking, these Northeast fruits are some of Mario’s favorites, and ours too!
Black Raspberry, Jewel
Red Raspberry, Killarney
Red Raspberry, Heritage
Golden Raspberry, Anne
About the Ticket Supplier: The New York Botanical GardenThe New York Botanical Garden is a museum of plants, an educational institution, and a scientific research organization. Founded in 1891 and now a National Historic Landmark, it is one of the greatest botanical gardens in the world and the largest in any city in the United States, distinguished by the beauty of its diverse landscape and extensive collections and gardens, as well as by the scope and excellence of its programs in horticulture, education, and science.
The Botanical Garden's curated living collections contain more than 1 million plants; its Continuing Education program is the largest and most diverse of any botanical garden in the world; its Children's Education program has been a pioneer in innovative, informal science discovery facilities and activities; and its scientific research on plants and fungi is unmatched in scope, depth, and authority.
The Garden offers a sweeping 250-acre landscape, 50 curated display gardens, an expansive 50-acre native Forest, and a wealth of programs, exhibitions, and activities for visitors to enjoy. The grounds display masterpieces, some dating to the 1840s, by many of the nation's most accomplished architects and designers, both past and contemporary. The Botanical Garden's innovative programs, unparalleled resources, and talented staff are rivaled by few and exceeded by none.