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New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Blvd Bronx, NY 10458
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 29 members
Review from Jackie Treehorn
16 events 8 reviews

Layout was good. I think it needed more flowers though. The end was cut short due to construction/remodeling.

reviewed Feb 12 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Mikenike
13 events 7 reviews

Beautiful place to walk around. But I think you really need to go in Spring/Summer to see the color.

reviewed Feb 26 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldmarie58
23 events 5 reviews

it's a beautiful park where you can take the Tram or walk around.

reviewed Feb 14 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from meilingf
6 events 4 reviews

Beautifully done! Going on Sunday am we had the place to ourselves.

reviewed Feb 05 2012 report as inappropriate
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Discover the Haupt Conservatory’s permanent collection, including orange-yellow crotons, fuschia bromeliads, and rosy-red hibiscus. Tour the many surprises in the Victorian-style glasshouse, where the harsh outdoor weather gives way to warm rain forest mists, soaring palm trees, and bright desert landscapes.


 The Beauty of the Caribbean: A Photographic Tour

**On view during regular Garden hours

Travel the islands under the glittering galleries of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory. During your Garden visit, learn about plants and flowers found in the Caribbean through an exhibition of exceptional photographs from the prestigious International Garden Photographer of the Year Contest, of which the Botanical Garden is the U.S. partner. Learn how to enter your own photographs into this juried competition. Photographs will be displayed throughout the Conservatory with additional details available through your smartphone**.

 Salsa: Listen and Learn

Saturdays, 2 p.m.

Discover the Caribbean origins of salsa music, listen to a demonstration of the beats, and learn a few dance ste**ps.

 Photography Tips and Tricks

Sundays, 1–3 p.m.

Experts dispense tips, encouragement, and critique for budding photographers. Enter your work into weekly photo contests for a chance at great pr**izes.

 For Families: Tropical Discoveries and Wintertime Wonders


Go on a scavenger hunt to discover tropical plants inside the warm Conservatory and then explore plants native to New York in the winter wonderland of the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden. Sort fruits and leaves from around the world, and pot up plants from both climates to tak**e home.

  • Daily Docent-L***ed Tours*

Weekdays at 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays at 2:30 p.m.

Meet at the Conservatory Palms of the World Gallery. Expert volunteers are the guides for tours of Caribbean Gardens that provide in-depth looks at some of the rarest and most extraordinary orchid specimens.

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