BBG is a botanical garden in the borough of Brooklyn in New York City just across Prospect Park.
Founded in 1910, the 52-acre garden includes a number of specialty “gardens within the Garden”.
There is a huge plant collections in the Steinhardt Conservatory which houses the C. V. Starr Bonsai Museum, three climate-themed plant pavilions, a white cast-iron and glass aquatic plant house, and an art gallery.
The Garden holds over 10,000 taxa of plants and each year has over 900,000 visitors.
Upcoming events (Autumn 2015) at Brooklyn Botanic Gardens
Family Discovery Weekends
Plant Mystery Tour for 7- to 11-Year-Olds
Growing Edible Mushrooms Indoors workshop