Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Saturday, April 26, 2014
By Alec Hamilton : Assistant Producer, WNYC News
Friday, July 27, 2012
By Joy Y. Wang : WNYC Producer
Amaranth, a plant long cultivated for its seeds and leaves, is thriving at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Chef Ariel Nadelberg talks about cooking with the greens and herb gardener Caleb Leech explains why the plant is a survivor. Try Nadelberg's recipe for Amaranth Two Ways with Miso, Sautéed King Oyster Mushrooms, and Summer Squash.
Friday, July 27, 2012
By Amy Eddings
July 27, 2012 —
This Stir Fry is less "fry" and more "stir." Brooklyn Botanic Garden herb curator Caleb Leech and BBG Terrace Café chef Ariel Nadelberg were allowed a do-over of my lightning round of questions, after both were scorched by the heat of the hot seat.
Saturday, April 14, 2012
By Marc Garber : Host, WNYC News
The Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s collection of Japanese flowering cherry trees is the inspiration for it’s 31st annual, two-day “Sakura Matsuri,” or cherry blossom festival, which takes place the last weekend in April.
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
The iconic image of New York City is the jagged skyline of glass buildings that jut into the air. But Chris Roddick spends his days climbing the city's natural sky scrapers: trees. For 17 years, Roddick has been pruning, planting and inspecting trees at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
Thursday, March 24, 2011
Brooklyn became the latest testing ground Thursday to bring back the chestnut tree, once a crowning glory of the American timber supply, yielding masts on sailboats, railroad ties and barn doors aplenty, that has struggled to survive a fatal blight introduced to the East Coast about 100 years ago.
Friday, February 11, 2011
The Brooklyn Botanic Garden's exhibit celebrating the bonsai, Graceful Perseverance, opened this month. WNYC spent an afternoon with the bonsai master behind the branches.
Thursday, July 01, 2010
Chris Roddick, Brooklyn Botanic Garden senior arborist and author of The Tree Care Primer (Brooklyn Botanic Garden All-Region Guide), discusses tree maintenance in the wake of the recent deaths and injuries from falling tree branches in Central Park.
Wednesday, August 05, 2009
A block along Brooklyn's Lincoln Road has won an award for being the "greenest" residential block in the borough. Judges in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden contest gave the stretch of Lincoln between Bedford and Rogers Avenues the prize because of its full trees, lush sidewalk gardens and ...