Latest New York Botanical Garden Stories

2014-05-12 20:22:35

NEW YORK, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Botanical Garden's exhibition Groundbreakers: Great American Gardens and The Women Who Designed Them explores the burgeoning age of gardening in the early 20th century and the contributions of American women who emerged as influential professionals in the fields of landscape architecture and design and garden photography. Opening on May 17 and running through September 7, 2014, the multifaceted exhibition examines how the work of...

2014-04-22 16:27:59

RBG is asking the public to share their memories of its historic garden BURLINGTON, ON, April 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) today, made public its official designs for their soon-to-be rejuvenated Rock Garden - RBG's signature garden that is scheduled to re-open in the spring of 2015. The $20 million dollar project aims to transform the Rock Garden into a year-round tourist destination and corporate facility, resulting in economic growth to the Golden Horseshoe...

2014-04-21 16:24:17

NEW YORK, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From Friday, April 25, through Sunday, April 27, 2014, The New York Botanical Garden hosts its 22nd annual garden ornament show, Antique Garden Furniture Fair: Antiques for the Garden and the Garden Room. Visitors can enjoy the Fair from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The country's original, largest, and most important venue for authentic garden antiques features more than 30 leading exhibitors offering their finest pieces for sale, displaying...

2013-09-09 23:01:40

Festive Evening of Song on Monday, September 30, at New York Botanical Garden New York (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 Today The FSH Society, a world leader in combating muscular dystrophy, announced that its annual Festive Evening of Song, featuring luminary pianist Steven Blier and Broadway veteran Judy Kaye, will take place on Monday, September 30, 2013 at the New York Botanical Garden. The event will be a rare union of two musical icons to raise funds for FSH muscular dystrophy research....

Genome Tree Of Life Is Largest Yet For Seed Plants
2011-12-17 04:26:21

New York Plant Genomics Consortium maps evolutionary relationships, gene functions for 150 species Scientists at the American Museum of Natural History, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, The New York Botanical Garden, and New York University have created the largest genome-based tree of life for seed plants to date. Their findings, published today in the journal PLoS Genetics, plot the evolutionary relationships of 150 different species of plants based on advanced genome-wide analysis of gene...

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Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.