New York Gardens

A Garden Walk for All Seasons

Seasonal Walk at the New York Botanical Garden Armchair gardeners everywhere can stroll along the famous New York Botanical Garden’s Seasonal Walk and watch what promises to be a truly inspired garden installation take shape over four seasons. Linger as long as you want. In fact, if you want to go back and see April’s […]

Albertson: Clark Botanic Garden

Albertson, New York Clark Botanic Garden A 12-acre living museum and educational facility. Collections at the garden include native spring wildflowers, conifers, roses, perennials, daylilies, wetland plants, rock garden plants, herbs, butterfly plants, medicinal plants and over a dozen collections of particular plant families. [ info ]

Bronx: New York Botanical Garden

Aquatic Plants Gallery in the Conservatory, NYBG

The New York Botanical Garden, “an advocate for the plant kingdom.”

Bronx: Wave Hill

Bronx, New York Wave Hill Located on 28 acres in the northwest Bronx and originally built as a country home in 1843, Thomas Henry Huxley, Charles Darwin, Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain and conductor Arturo Toscanini have all visited the gardens at Wave Hill. The award-winning gardens include an English garden, an herb garden, an aquatic […]

Brooklyn: Brooklyn Botanical Garden

Brooklyn, New York Brooklyn Botanical Garden Winter weekdays admission is free. Chase Away the Winter Blues tours are offered at 1 p.m. on the first Sunday of each month until March by licensed psychotherapist and veteran Garden guide Lynne Spevack. Each month’s tour features a special seasonal topic, including deciduous trees of winter, texture and […]

Buffalo: Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens

Buffalo, New York Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens Visit Olmsted’s South Park, the 1899 tri-domed glass conservatory building, and the Victorian-style gardens, including:Gardens Under Glass: Palm Dome, Dinosaur Gardens, Rainforest Tower Garden (including Koi fish pond and waterfall), Desert Garden, Tropical Flower Garden, Bromeliad & Begonia Garden, Orchid Garden, Victorian Garden, Herb Garden, and […]

Buffalo: Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens

Buffalo, New York Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens Visit Olmsted’s South Park, the 1899 tri-domed glass conservatory building, and the Victorian-style gardens, including:Gardens Under Glass: Palm Dome, Dinosaur Gardens, Rainforest Tower Garden (including Koi fish pond and waterfall), Desert Garden, Tropical Flower Garden, Bromeliad & Begonia Garden, Orchid Garden, Victorian Garden, Herb Garden, and […]

Buffalo: Garden Walk Buffalo

Buffalo, New York Garden Walk Buffalo The largest garden tour in America, Garden Walk is a self-guided tour of more than 370 gardens, June 23 – July 29, 2012. Described by The Atlantic magazine as “America’s best event of its kind,” Garden Walk extends from the Frederick Law Olmsted-designed Delaware Park to downtown Buffalo, and […]

Buffalo: National Garden Festival

Garden Walk Buffalo

Buffalo’s National Garden Festival is a 6 week garden party with nearly 1,000 gardens.

Canandaigua: Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion

Canandaigua, New York Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion Open daily May 2– Oct. 31.Near Canandaigua Lake, in the heart of the Finger Lakes, Sonnenberg (German for “sunny hill”) Gardens & Mansion is a 50-acre historic estate. The 40-room Queen Anne-style mansion was built in 1886 by New York City financier Frederick Ferris Thompson and his wife, […]

Esperance: Landis Arboretum

Esperance, New York Landis Arboretum 200 acres overlooking the Schoharie Valley near Esperance, NY. 40 acres are developed with plantings of trees, shrubs, and herbaceous perennials from around the world. The remainder of the property consists of natural areas, woodlands and open fields reminiscent of the former farm on the site. Trails help guide people […]

Ithica: Cornell Plantations

Ithica, New York Cornell Plantations The Cornell Plantations cover more than 175 acres around the campus of Cornell University, including: The 25-acre botanical garden features 14 specialty gardens, including herbs, flowers, heritage vegetables, international crops, rock garden plants, rhododendrons, peonies, perennials, ornamental grasses, ground covers, and plants with winter interest.The 150-acre F. R. Newman Arboretum […]

Lattingtown: Bailey Arboretum

Lattingtown, New York Bailey Arboretum The 42-acre Arboretum is filled with exotic trees such as the Dwarf Nikko Fir of Japan, the Blue Atlas Cedar of North Africa, and the Dawn Redwood of China. A small area adjacent to a larger pond fosters the growth of giant tulip trees, oaks, and maples, many of which […]

Long Island: Planting Fields Arboretum

Long Island, New York Planting Fields Arboretum Winter is especially dramatic at the Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park, located between Oyster Bay and Locust Valley on Long Island’s North Shore. A former Gold Coast estate, the spectacular grounds were landscaped by the renowned Olmsted Brothers. The over 409 acres includes greenhouses, lawns, formal gardens, […]

New York Botanical Garden Holiday Train Show

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The 23rd edition of the fabulous New York Botanical Garden Holiday Train Show

Queens: Queens Botanical Garden

Queens, New York Queens Botanical Garden Set on 39 acres in the heart of New York City’s largest borough. Attractions include the Herb Garden, Bird Garden, Fragrance Garden and Wetlands. [ info ]

Staten Island: Staten Island Botanical Garden

Staten Island, New York Staten Island Botanical Garden Includes a Chinese Scholar’s Garden, Secret Garden, Sensory Garden, Model Barn and Farm, Shade Garden, Butterfly Garden, White Garden, Peony Collection, Potage Garden, Rhododendron Collection., Dogwood Collection and Wetlands. [ info ]