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Morning Eye Candy: Wind-Waved

Morning Eye Candy: Wind-Waved

| August 30, 2014

Morning Eye Candy: Wind-Waved

Visiting the Native Plant Garden right about now might bring a certain small cottage amidst a grassy landscape to mind.

Indiangrass (Sorghastrum nutans) in the Native Plant Garden – Photo by Ivo M. Vermeulen

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A beginner’s guide to garden photography

A beginner’s guide to garden photography

| August 29, 2014

Shooting stars: Marianne Majerus’s Tracery in the Mist Photo: Marianne Majerus/IGPOTY

Britain is seeing a surge in amateur garden photography. Over the past decade, the hobby has flourished and now has a cult-like following.

The growing talent and quality …

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Alys Fowler: sempervivums

Alys Fowler: sempervivums

| August 29, 2014

Their name, semper vivum, means always living, because of their remarkable ability to grow in barren places. Photograph: John Glover/Alamy

What starts as a harmless search on eBay to see what is out there ends in a flurry of purchases. …

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Themeda triandra

Themeda triandra

| August 29, 2014

Taisha completes the series on South African plants and biomes with this entry. It is also her last official day as a work-learn student with Botany Photo of the Day, though there are about a half-dozen other entries she has …

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This Weekend: A Labor Day Lark

This Weekend: A Labor Day Lark

| August 29, 2014

As one of the last gasps of summer, Labor Day weekend is a chance for NYBG to throw open its gates on a Monday and welcome everyone for what tends to be the closing week of our summer exhibition. And …

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Freaky Flowers

Freaky Flowers

| August 29, 2014

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Art of the Heirloom

Art of the Heirloom

| August 29, 2014

Adult Education is going to seed—but in a good way!

The new Fall-Winter course catalog showcases NYBG’s collaboration with Hudson Valley Seed Library, a farm-based company devoted to heirloom and open-pollinated seeds and garden-themed contemporary art. Every year, Hudson Valley …

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Morning Eye Candy: Vividly Violet

Morning Eye Candy: Vividly Violet

| August 29, 2014

Morning Eye Candy: Vividly Violet

New York ironweed (Vernonia noveboracensis) along the Mitsubishi Wetland Trail – Photo by Ivo M. Vermeulen

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