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Plant-O-Rama - Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Add to Calendar 31-01-2012 31-01-2012 15 Plant-O-Rama An all-day event featuring a free horticultural trade show as well as lectures by leaders in the professional gardening field. Further, the event offers information from top nurseries, garden suppliers, and public gardens as well as plenty of networking opportunities. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2014neweventinfo.cfm?id=99257 Brooklyn Botanic Garden true DD/MM/YYYY  

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Date: January 31, 2012
Hours: 10am-4pm
Ages: Adult
Price: $10 adults; $5 seniors (65 and older) and students over 12 with valid IDs; free for children under 12

Address:
900 Washington Ave.
Crown Heights, NY 11225

Phone: 718-623-7200
Website: www.bbg.org

Description: An all-day event featuring a free horticultural trade show as well as lectures by leaders in the professional gardening field. Further, the event offers information from top nurseries, garden suppliers, and public gardens as well as plenty of networking opportunities.

Venue Description: Brooklyn Botanic Garden is a 52-acre living museum where beauty and fun blossom in a verdant philosophy of a better life through horticulture. The world-renowned botanic garden includes a number of specialty gardens, world-class plant collections, and the Steinhardt Conservatory, which houses the C.V. Starr Bonsai Museum, three climate-themed plant pavilions, a white cast-iron and glass aquatic house, and an art gallery. Founded in 1910, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) holds more than 10,000 species of plants and each year welcomes more than 700,000 visitors from around the world.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG), is located at 1000 Washington Ave. in Prospect Heights, about 25 minutes from midtown Manhattan by subway.

Hours: Open Tuesday-Friday 8am-4:30pm, weekends and holidays 10am-4:30pm.

Tours: Free guided tours are offered at 1pm on weekends; no reservations are needed. Special group tours, led by Garden Guides, are available for a fee, Tuesday-Sunday by appointment. Brooklyn Museum and Brooklyn Botanic Garden lunch tours are offered Wednesday-Sunday. Call 718-623-7220 for details about more guided tours or to schedule a tour.

Accessibility: All of The Brooklyn Botanic Garden is wheelchair accessible and BBG provides wheelchairs on a first-come, first-served basis to guests with valid photo I.D.

Admission: $8; $4 seniors 65 and older)and students 12 and older (with valid IDs); free for children younger than 12. Group admission rates are available.

Extras: Visitors may enhance their day in Brooklyn by also visiting the Brooklyn Museum, simply by buying an "Art & Garden" ticket at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden and presenting the receipt for same-day admission to the Brooklyn Museum.

Contact info: 718-623-7200 or bbg.org

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