Imagine visiting 12 botanic gardens in just an hour! This summer, instead of spending days, if not weeks, trekking off to the Midwest, Florida, California, the Pacific Northwest, and Hawaii, you’ll be able to experience beautiful gardens from all these regions with just one visit to the USBG. Our summer Terrace display celebrates the beauty and diversity of America’s public gardens -- tropical gardens, conservatories, desert gardens, children’s gardens, and more -- by showcasing twelve gardens from across the nation.Garden Design Online reports that our own Brookyln Botanic Garden's contribution to this exhibit recreates a "typical Brooklyn brownstone, with typical Brooklyn brownstone plantings:"
This exhibit by the Brooklyn Botanic Garden is planted with trees and shrubs that can be seen at the garden and in neighborhoods around the borough -- Magnolia grandiflora 'Elizabeth,' Malus 'Red Jade,' River Birches, Switch Grass, and many more. BBG's Vice-President of Horticulture, Patrick Cullina, said Brooklyn developed many kinds of special gardens that are often found in public gardens across the country.