National Endowment for the Humanities Announces New Grants

The first round of funding for the year totals $24 million and will support 225 projects across the country.

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Yayoi Kusama’s ‘Cosmic Nature’ Dots the New York Botanical Garden

The artist’s lifelong fascination with the natural world inspires monumental floral sculptures in the New York Botanical Garden.

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A Bright Future for New York City’s Summer

The city’s beach and outdoor pool season is starting on schedule after a partial and delayed reopening last summer.

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8 Public Gardens From Across the United States

These eight gardens, located across the country, welcome visitors with a range of beloved blooms, traditional collections and experiential outdoor spaces.

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The Smart Way to Grow Roses

It’s the season for ordering roses. Here’s how to choose the right ones — and how to grow them sustainably once you’ve got them.

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Halloween’s Not Canceled: Here’s How to Make It Spooky but Safe

Movies, podcasts, cemetery walks and more: Our guide to enjoying a socially distant fright fest.

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With Summer Nearly Over, It’s Time to Think About Houseplants

Here’s our best advice on what to buy and how to care for it during the hunker-down season ahead. (Hint: Ignore social media.)

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When the Bronx Was a Forest: Stroll Through the Centuries

Yankee Stadium was the site of a salt marsh. Concourse Plaza was a valley. Our critic walks with Eric W. Sanderson, a conservation ecologist.

#architecture, #bronx-nyc, #bronx-zoo-wildlife-conservation-park, #forests-and-forestry, #geology, #new-york-botanical-garden, #sanderson-eric-w, #yankee-stadium-nyc

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Sultry Nights and Magnolia Trees: New York City Is Now Subtropical

Winter is warmer and summer is sweltering, with torrential afternoon downpours. What’s next, palm trees?

#brooklyn-botanic-garden, #gardens-and-gardening, #hurricanes-and-tropical-storms, #national-oceanic-and-atmospheric-administration, #new-york-botanical-garden, #weather

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At New York’s ‘Museums of Plants,’ the Art Is Blooming Lonely

Spring remains colorful, but unusually quiet, at some of the city’s botanical gardens as crews work to prune the beauty behind closed gates.

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How to Save Summer From the Coronavirus

A balance can be found to be both safe and outdoors.

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The Defiant Beauty of Cherry Blossom Season

Festivals might be canceled but the trees are still doing their thing. And you can see some of them from a safe distance.

#branch-brook-park-nj, #brooklyn-botanic-garden, #cherries, #flowers-and-plants, #new-york-botanical-garden, #parks-and-other-recreation-areas, #trees-and-shrubs

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