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New York Botanical Garden

 
 
The New York Botanical Garden is a major botanical garden in the United States, attracting more than 800,000 visitors each year. The botanical garden is located within Bronx Park, occupying 250 acres (101 ha). It is home to thousands of species of plant life from around the world that a visitor would need to spend a whole day to admire all the attractions in the garden. Within the botanical garden is 50 acres (20 hectares) of woodlands that has remained untouched since the first European settlers arrived in the area.
New York Botanical Garden, Bronx (New York City)

Haupt Conservatory in New York Botanical Garden by Leo Tar 

The New York Botanical Garden comprises of 50 different gardens and plant collections. The main attraction is the iron-wrought framed Haupt Conservatory, a greenhouse drawing its inspiration from the Royal Botanic Garden at Kew (Kew Garden) in England. The conservatory consists of a series of glass pavilions located around a large palm house pavilion. Each pavilion has its own temperatuve and humidity maintained to contain a group of plants from a respective region around the globe.
Garden in New York Botanical Garden, Bronx (New York City)

Garden in New York Botanical Garden by Jim Henderson

The Rose Garden is home to more than 600 varieties of roses of various colors including garden and shrub roses blooming six months of the year. The Azalea Garden comprises of woodland paths meandering through 3,000 colorful azaleas and rhododendrons from around the world. The Native Plant Garden is home to indigenous plants from the northeastern corner of the United States. The Rock Garden contains plants and flowers from the mountainous regions around the world.

Location: 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, New York, NY 10458

Website: New York Botanical Garden

Tel: 718-817-8700

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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