The Grand Opening of the Native Plant Garden at NYBG

The Native Plant Garden opened to the public with a ribbon-cutting on May 3, 2013 at the New York Botanical Garden in Bronx, New York.

The Garden is a gift of the Leon Levy Foundation, and Trustee Shelby White cut the ribbon on their behalf. The three-and-a-half-acre garden demonstrates the vital role of native plants in diverse ecosystems and highlights the beauty and diversity of native flora throughout the four seasons. The Native Plant Garden is comprised of nearly 100,000 native species are planted in meadow, woodland and wetland habitats.

Read more about the Native Plant Garden:

The New York Times
The Washington Post
The New York Botanical Garden