Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Connecting People to Plants
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The Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) is a metropolitan oasis nestled within one of the most up-and-coming boroughs. This urban green-space was made to connect people to plants. This, in turn, encourages joy and curiosity. And that, ultimately, causes people to appreciate and become stewards of the environment!
Within the confines of the BBG and beyond, people are inspired by the magnificent plants. They can also participate in hands-on educational programs and research missions that focus on conservation. There is no shortage of learning- or amusement- to be had in a visit. Guided tours of the grounds are held at various points throughout the year.

Visitors are welcome to sit on the lawn in the Cherry Esplanade. You can also check out famous Brooklynites whose names are carved into the stones on Celebrity Path. BBG’s Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden is one of the oldest and most visited Japanese-inspired horticultures outside of Japan. In addition, kids of all ages can explore on their own terms at the Discovery Garden. Furthermore, the Fragrance Garden was the very first one to be crafted for visually-impaired people.
Perhaps the most interesting thing about the Brooklyn Botanic Garden is that it’s an ideal date location. This is due to the many gorgeous nooks that can create a very romantic atmosphere. For example, the Shakespeare Garden is filled with flowers and vegetables that are referenced or play a pivotal role in the Bard’s plays. For something more traditional, try the mostly-roses Cranford Garden. And if you just want to walk, you can go on the cherry path, where sumptuous pink blossoms bloom in spring.

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1000 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225


(718) 623-7200


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