Black Pepper: King of Spices

Specimen Stories

It’s hard to imagine entering a diner, sitting down on the shiny…

By Amy Sahud

Plants of the Holiday Train Show

The Holiday Train Show is a winter tradition at the New York…

By Amy Weiss

Fleshy Fruits

In addition to being eaten straight from the tree or shrub, many…

By Emily B. Sessa

Tubers/Edible Roots

Plants use underground storage structures such as corms, tubers, and rhizomes to…

By Emily B. Sessa


Pictured above are a few of the many species of nut-bearing trees…

By Emily B. Sessa

Lenape Plant Medicines

Lenape healers or herbalists use a large number of plants for treating…

By Emily B. Sessa

Plantways of the Lenape People

The New York Botanical Garden is located on land that is part…

By Emily B. Sessa

Remembrances of Yours

Specimen Stories

There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance.Pray you, love, remember. And there is pansies,that’s…

By Kelcie Brown

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