New York magazine writes: “The store has an incredible selection of plants. And it has one of the most extensive bulb and seed selections in the city. The garden store sells gardening items and books, gifts for children and adults, and also a wide selection of indoor plants and seasonal outdoor plants. Stop by the NYBG store on site before leaving for gifts and souvenirs.
Expect to find live plants, a wide selection of horticultural books and trinkets, garden accessories, groceries such as chocolates and local honey, and home decor. For both outdoor gardeners and city dwellers, this year's auction has something for everyone's taste, and most of the plants come from interesting sources or are not available for sale. Buy lots of garden magazines or subscribe to nursery catalogs and cut out images of the plants you like. Your support helps Brooklyn Botanical Garden inspire curiosity and love for nature in people of all ages.
On select weekends of the year, experts offer advice on the best plants for home gardens and show how to prune, water and other essential techniques, and booklets and tip sheets are always available. And don't worry about having to make the trip to the Garden, any plant you buy online will be delivered to you for a fee. Take the local Metro-North Harlem line to the botanical garden station, located right in front of the garden's Mosholu entrance. In addition to plant life, small animals have stated that the Garden is their natural habitat and can be seen during their visit.
The library's sole purpose is to collect and preserve rare works in botany, horticulture and landscape design, which scholars from all over the world travel to see. While the New York Botanical Garden may be temporarily closed, you can still buy great plants online at the Collector's Plant Sale, which will run through Thursday, April 23 at noon. Visit the Native Plant Garden to be captivated by a rich landscape that celebrates the beauty of plants native to northeastern North America. The New York Botanical Garden, which first opened its doors in 1891, is one of the largest botanical gardens in the United States.