This Victorian-style greenhouse is home to a collection of tropical plants including agaves, royal palm trees and giant saguaro cactuses.
The Lily Pool Terrace offers views of tropical water lilies, sacred lotus flowers and koi fish.
With its lush, expansive lawn and rows of cherry trees, the Cherry Esplanade is an idyllic space.
Snug Harbor’s Allee is a verdant, arched walkway based on the designs of traditional European gardens.
Surveying the Hudson River and the Palisades, this command post is named for Gilbert Kerlin, who helped save the public garden from closure in 1961.
Modeled after the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, in London, this conservatory showcases plants as they would grow in their natural habitats.
There are plenty of naturally shady places in which to relax in this part of the garden.
At the entrance to the conservatory you’ll see tropical plants from the Amazon basin, African rainforest and eastern Asia.
Snug Harbor’s Chinese Scholar’s Garden has hidden views of koi ponds, walkways and shapely plantings.
Palm trees from around the globe are housed under the glass dome of the Palm Gallery.
The garden is a great place to bring kids, both for its open spaces and educational programs.
A lush collection of flora frames the pool at the Aquatic House.
The Tropical House in the Marco Polo Stufano Conservatory holds plants from warm climates.
In early spring, the courtyard behind the conservatory blooms with water lilies and lotus flowers.
The bamboo forest path leads to one of the garden’s many pavilions.
An array of plantings surround the Marco Polo Stufano Conservatory.
Artists from Suzhou, China, constructed this garden.
The tranquil Hill-and-Pond Garden, one of the oldest Japanese-inspired green spaces outside of Japan, looks especially pretty at sunset.
New York City might be known for its skyscrapers and busy streets, but the five boroughs are home to plenty of lush green spaces as well. In this garden gallery, we’ve rounded up some of the most peaceful, flora-filled spots in the City.