The Corpse Flower at the New York Botanical Garden is truly a once in a lifetime experience. The last time NYBG saw the flower bloom was 1939. Check out this time lapse video of the flower as it blooms and collapses. During its short peak, it smells like rotting flesh thus giving it the name Corpse Flower.
With spring just around the corner, the 13th annual Orchid Show at The New York Botanical Garden will definitely get you in the mood. Featuring floral presentations through hanging baskets, living columns, and a huge star-shaped chandelier overflowing with hundreds of plants, enjoy an enchanted stroll through the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory. The show features special programs and Orchid Evenings during the show. Check the website for listings.
Instruction and practice pruning small trees and shrubs. Dress warmly! Tools provide.
Saturday, January 3 • 11 a.m.–1 p.m. • Risse Street Community Garden • 10 Risse Street, triangular space between Grand Concourse, Jerome Avenue, and Mosholu Parkway
Pre-registration recommended. To reserve your place or for more information, please contact Bronx Green-Up at 718.817.8026 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Be aware that space is limited for some events; priority will be given to members of Bronx Green-Up gardens and NYC Compost Project sites in the Bronx.
Volunteers are needed on Saturday November 15th from 10am to 1pm to help clean up the edge of the park along Van Cortlandt Park East just north of Kepler Ave. We will be removing invasive plants, trimming shrubs and planting native plants including bulbs. Meet at Van Cortlandt Park East and Kepler Avenue.
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Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden returns to the New York Botanical Gardens October 2 thru October 26. Kiku means “chrysanthemum” in Japanese. Hundreds of kiku will be on display.
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A program of The New York Botanical Gardens, the Edible Academy offers comprehensive hands-on educational programs that help children and their families learn to grow and prepare vegetables, fruits, and herbs. In an age where city dwellers grow gardens in tiny apartments, on rooftops and in schoolyards, the Edible Academy can help foster sustainable and healthy living practices right here in Riverdale.