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New York Botanical Garden
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"Mario Batali's Edible Garden"
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9 reviews
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attended Sep 11 2011

I was a wonderfulL experience for my for my 12 year old daughter livia, who Had the best time gardening and picking fruit and was a most stimulating and a,azibg day

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attended Sep 09 2011

I was expecting much more, the garden was extremely small & barely grown in.

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*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.

Oregano, Golden

Onion, Walla Walla

Basil, Genovese

Tomato, Italian Heirloom

Tomato, Millie’s Plum

Tomato, Pineapple

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.


Basil, Mostruoso

Endive, Frisee

Onion, Red

Garlic, Rocambole

Radicchio, Rosso di Chioggia

Fennel, Florence

Parsley, Prezzemolo Gigante D’Italia

Radicchio, Palla Rossa

Radicchio, Rosso di Verona

Chard, Bright Lights

Catalogna Chicory

Basil, Basilico Finnissimo Verde a Palla

Onion, Cippolini


Broccoli di Rapa, Novantina (Broccoli Raab)


Fava Bean, Windsor


Bean, Marengo Romano

Beet, Chioggia

Dandelion Green

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!

Strawberry, Honeyoye

Black Raspberry, Jewel

Red Raspberry, Killarney

Red Raspberry, Heritage

Golden Raspberry, Anne

About the Ticket Supplier: The New York Botanical Garden

The 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.