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Bronx Gardens

If you’re looking to escape the bustling city and surround yourself with rare flowers, then the New York Botanical Garden may be the perfect place to relax. 53 more words


in the eye of the beholder

You might think creating a herbarium is a really tedious task.  And I guess it can be.  The New York Botanical Garden currently has a small show of a few of the 7.8 million specimens that are housed on the upper floors of the… 250 more words


Raptor Wednesday

It sometimes seems like I have a raptor sighting every day. So, for the last month, I’ve been keeping tabs. My “daily raptor” is a good practice. 248 more words


Betula Lenticels

Lenticels are pores in the bark of trees (and some plants and some fruits) through which trees exchange gasses. Many lenticels are raised dots, but birches, like this Black ( 307 more words


In Winter

The dried fruit capsule of the Horse-Chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) is distinctively prickly. I just started a class on Native Flora in Winter at the New York Botanical Garden. 208 more words


Winter Adventures in New York

This was the first winter in several years spent mostly in New York. Typically December and early January are full of travel to visit with my family, the significant other’s family and a final quiet place to decompress and gear up for a new year of constant work, travel for work, and hardly any time off. 417 more words

Day To Day

Date Night: Bar Car Night at the New York Botanical Garden

Having been married now for all of two months and change, I’ve found that I’d much rather sit inside and binge watch a show on Netflix than make a bunch of plans with my husband where we end up spending money and trying to figure out how we’re going to get home at the end of the night. 276 more words

The Bronx Socialite