Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

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The Greenest Block winner, garden friendly chain stores, plant-based air filters, and more in today’s Links We Love!
Tree house communities in Costa Rica, cooking with Mario Batali’s chefs, bananas in Paris, and more in today’s Links We Love!

 

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Brooklyn keeps growing (its gardens).
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An early look at the new 10,000 square-foot-living roof on top of the new Brooklyn Botanic Garden visitor center, due to open on May 16, 2012. Plus: Photos of magnolias—in yellow and pinks—in bloom at the garden!
The Brooklyn Botanic Garden has been holding the Greenest Block contest for 17 years and this year, Lindsey Taylor, GARDEN DESIGN's Style Director, was a judge. Check out our photos of the winning block (and Brooklyn's best window box!) and of some of the other Brooklyn neighborhoods that participated!
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North Carolina artist Patrick Dougherty builds fantastic woven houses from tree branches all around the world.