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Brooklyn Botanic Garden

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Vance Smith, 2009
Vance Smith, 2009
Beth Higgins
Olivia Yacoub, 2009
Beth Higgins
Beth Higgins
Beth Higgins
Vanessa Zocchia, 2009
Extensive gardens and diverse greenhouses mark this Brooklyn oasis
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The Brooklyn Botanic Garden is home to thousands of species of plants, and welcomes visitors to its grounds year round. Its greenhouses host weddings, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, and graduations, and many newlyweds take photos by the Japanese and rose gardens. In addition, the garden provides classes, tours and festivals. Visitors enjoy the garden’s tranquility and quiet and regard it as an urban oasis.