Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden

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October 05, 2013 through October 27, 2013

10am-6pm.

The New York Botanical Garden

Bronx

All Ages

Weekends and Holidays: $25; $22 seniors/students; $10 children ages 2-12; free for children younger than 2. Weekdays: $20; $18 seniors/students; $8 children ages 2-12; free for children younger than 2

Event description: Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden pays homage to hanami, the traditional custom of enjoying the delicate beauty of flowers, with extensive floral displays of Japanese anemones, toad lilies, resurrection lilies, camellias, tea olives, and carefully trained chrysanthemums.

The chrysanthemum, kiku in Japanese, is the most celebrated of all Japanese fall-flowering plants, and hundreds of meticulously trained kiku will be on display in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory. Stroll the grounds to explore a Japanese tree tour and enjoy haiku in the perennial garden. Special weekend events spotlight the arts of bonsai and ikebana, as well taiko drumming, and celebrate the importance of flowers in Japanese culture.

All-Garden Pass also includes admission to the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, Everett Children's Adventure Garden, Rock Garden, and Tram Tour.

October 5-27 (including Columbus Day).

Address: 2900 Southern Boulevard
Bronx, NY 10458
Phone: 718-817-8700
Website: nybg.org

About The New York Botanical Garden

Standard hours: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Wheelchair accessible: Yes
Stroller parking: Yes
Stroller check: No
Bring food: No
Buy food: Yes
Where is food allowed: Food allowed in designated spots
Changing tables in the women's room(s): Yes
Changing tables in the men's room(s): Yes
Family bathroom: No

The New York Botanical Garden is a museum of plants located at Bronx River Parkway (Exit 7W) and Fordham Road. It is easy to reach by Metro-North Railroad or subway. The Garden is open year-round, Tuesday through Sunday and Monday federal holidays, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The best way to enjoy the Garden is with the All-Garden Pass, which includes admission to the grounds as well as to seasonal gardens, exhibitions, and attractions such as the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, Everett Children’s Adventure Garden, Native Plant Garden, and Tram Tour. For ticket pricing, please check our Web site. For more information, please call 718.817.8700 or visit nybg.org. The New York Botanical Garden is located on property owned in full by the City of New York, and its operation is made possible in part by public funds provided through the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. A portion of the Garden’s general operating funds is provided by The New York City Council and The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. The Bronx Borough President and Bronx elected representatives in the City Council and State Legislature provide leadership funding.
Parking: Paid
Nearest public transportation stop: Subway stop; lines (Bedford Park Boulevard Station, B, D, 4)
Play area: Indoor and Outdoor
Party room: Yes

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