Brooklyn Botanic Garden

  • NY

Address

1000 Washington Ave.
Brooklyn
NY
11225
United States

About Us

The mission of Brooklyn Botanic Garden is to serve the people of our community and throughout the world by:

Displaying plants and practicing the high art of horticulture to provide a beautiful and hospitable setting for the delight and inspiration of the public;

Engaging in research in plant sciences to expand human knowledge of plants, and disseminating the results to plant science professionals and the general public;

Teaching children and adults about plants at a popular level, as well as making available instruction in the exacting skills required to grow plants and make beautiful gardens;

Reaching out to help people of all our diverse urban neighborhoods to enhance the quality of their surroundings and their daily lives through the cultivation and enjoyment of plants; and,

Seeking actively to arouse public awareness of the fragility of our natural environment, both local and global, and providing information about ways to conserve and protect it.


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