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Edible Garden a Delicious Place to Visit

Unique exhibit teaches you to grow your own food and cook what you grow.

Jardines comestibles en el Jardin Botánico en Nueva York

— Mark Pfeffer/The New York Botanical Botanical Garden

En español | When you stroll through the New York Botanical Garden,  you might think that the Garden of Eden probably looked like this.  That’s no exaggeration: More than 1 million magnificent, well-tended plants thrive on the garden's 250 acres. Some are strange and intriguing, others are simple and colorful, their fruit within arm's reach. Yet all the plants blend in beautifully with the luxuriant landscape. Visitors are often surprised to find such a peaceful haven in the heart of the Bronx, flourishing in harmony with its hectic, densely populated surroundings.

The New York Botanical Garden, an educational and research institution as well as a plant museum, was founded in 1981. Today, it is considered a landmark — one of the largest botanical gardens in the world.  … Back to Article

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