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New York Botanical Garden

2900 Southern Boulevard

Bronx, NY 10458

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Build Your Own Balloon Greenhouse and Create a Greenhouse Room at New York Botanical Garden!

A greenhouse protects the plants inside by blocking out some of the more harmful aspects of the environment like harsh winds, heavy rains, or extreme temperature fluctuations. It also traps the warm air inside and keeps the air around the plants moist and humid, making it the best environment for the plants to flourish. You will get to see firsthand how greenhouses work by making your own — with a balloon!

Date: Saturday, January 16th

Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM‍‍

New York Botanical Garden (NYBG)
The Harding Lab
2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx NY
Enter the Mosholu Gate entrance.

Directions to Meeting Place
D or 4 train to Bedford Park Blvd. Walk 8 blocks east.
Bx12, Bx19, Bx26, & Bx41 stop near NYBG‍‍
Please confirm train and bus weekend schedules before traveling.

Important Information Check List

  1. If you have not done so already, please download & complete our NYC Permission Form (click here) and NYC Medical Release Form (click here) & bring them to the event.
  2. Bring a filled water bottle and snacks with you to keep your energy up.
  3. Remember to dress for the weather: Christodora T-Shirt, fleece, jacket, winter hat & warm boots/shoes

If you have any questions, please contact me at or 917-371-3441.

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