Tags » Botany

Propagation of Fire Ecology Plants

At the JBG they have a great collection of Australian and South African plants: the displays occupy two of the gardens regional sections. Most plants in the garden come from seed due to import restrictions upon live plant material. 331 more words


The Travelling Botanist: A Berry Good Day!

Guest blog by: Sophie Mogg

Lycium chinese, and its close relative Lycium barbarum, are both native to China although typically found to the Southern and Northern regions respectively. 477 more words

Lab Girl: a Biography by Hope Jahren

Lab Girl is foremost a biography tracing the arc of Ms. Jahren’s life from a childhood in a small Minnesota town first learning about science from a loving father, onwards through graduate school, then moving through a series of professorships across the U.S. 1,611 more words


Herbarium Curatorial Assistant

The New York Botanical Garden Herbarium is seeking a Curatorial Assistant for algae, bryophytes and fungi.  This is a full-time, core (i.e., not grant funded) position. 151 more words

Job Opportunities

Two pamphlets and two letters – “The Hooker Hoard”

Botanical Correspondence of J. D. Hooker

Printed letter to J. D. Hooker from Baron Alexander von Humboldt, on his proposed journey to the Himalayas and Tibet, and printed article on Dr Hooker’s botanical mission to India. 740 more words

Snapshots From The Archive