Spring has officially sprung in NYC.

Did you know we have 4 botanical gardens right here in our boroughs?

They provide many activities for adults and children including gardening classes and scavenger hunts. April is the start of the cherry blossom season and only lasts for about 2 weeks so head on over before they’re gone! It’s proven that a simple walk through my can significantly reduce stress, promote relaxation and improve quality of life; perfect way to escape the concrete jungle after a stressful week at work.

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Brooklyn Botanical Garden

Situated in the trendiest neighborhood of New York City, Brooklyn Botanic Garden is made up of more than a dozen separate gardens. The Discovery Garden lives up to its name, as it offers learning opportunities about gardening and protecting habitats for visitors of all ages.

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Bronx Botanical Garden

With 250 acres and 50 separate gardens containing thousands of plants and flowers, vast does not come close to describing the New York Botanical Garden. It is a near endless array of exquisitely fragrant varieties. It also holds classes for anyone from beginners to experts that cover gardening, flower classification and professional horticulture.

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Staten Island Botanical Garden

Located on the beautiful grounds of Snug Harbor, Staten Island Cultural Center & Botanical Garden is just a short ride across Bayonne Bridge from Jersey City. Whether there to take a pleasant stroll on a Saturday afternoon or to learn about proper care of flowers and horticulture in general, Staten Island Botanical Cultural Center & Garden offers its visitors the flexibility to enjoy the garden in whatever manner they like.

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Queens Botanical Garden

Its tagline is, “where people, plants and cultures meet,” and Queens Botanical Garden certainly lives up to that expectation. It blends gardens of new and old, with varying themes that make visitors feel like they are transferring from one world to the next. The educational programs are top notch too, as they offer classes for adults and children, as well as teacher training so that knowledge never stops expanding