Backstage Pass with Lia Chang

Spring in New York is a Veritable Color Riot by Lia Chang

 

Magnolia Plaza at Brooklyn Botanic Garden (Photo by Lia Chang)

Magnolia Plaza at Brooklyn Botanic Garden (Photo by Lia Chang)

Spring in New York is a veritable color riot with magnolias, tulips,

Narcissus (Photo by Lia Chang)

Narcissus (Photo by Lia Chang)

narcissus, hyacinth, forsythia and cherry blossoms in bloom around the city. Last week at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Magnolia Plaza was

Star Magnolias (Photo by Lia Chang)

Star Magnolias (Photo by Lia Chang)

filled with star and saucer magnolias, white and yellow narcissus were in

Saucer Magnolias (Photo by Lia Chang)

Saucer Magnolias (Photo by Lia Chang)

abundance alongside the Lotus Pond and cherry blossoms throughout

Cherry Blossoms (Photo by Lia Chang)

Cherry Blossoms (Photo by Lia Chang)

the Garden were in various stages of blooming. I can’t wait to return during the beautiful weather this weekend for the tulips that were just starting to open.

Tulips (Photo by Lia Chang)
Tulips (Photo by Lia Chang)

Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Hours: 8am to 4:30pm. Tuesday through Friday, 10am to 4:30pm on Saturday, Sunday, and holidays. The Garden is closed on Mondays; open holiday Mondays, except Labor Day. Admission is $8 for adults and $4 for senior citizens (65 and older) and students with ID. Children under 12, all school groups, and Garden members are admitted free at all times. By subway, take the 2 or 3 train to Eastern Parkway or the B (weekdays) or Q train to Prospect Park. By bus, use the B16, B41, B43, B45, B48, or B71. For more information call 718-623-7200.

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