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Celebrate Mother’s Day at Queens Botanical Garden


Darcy Hector- Queens Botanical Garden
718-886-3800 ext. 330


April 26, 2013- Flushing NY –Queens Botanical Garden announces activities for Mother’s Day weekend.

Mother's Day Plant Sale
Give Mom (or yourself) the gift of flowers for the windowsill or garden!  Visit the QBG store in the V&A Building for an assortment of blooms.  May 1 through 12 or while supplies last.

Mother's Day Weekend Picnic in the Garden
Saturday & Sunday, May 11 & 12, Noon to 4pm
Where: Crabapple Orchard of the Arboretum

Take Mom to lunch at QBG! Pack a picnic basket or a brown-bag lunch and spend a delightful afternoon.  Stay for a stroll to enjoy the rest of the blooms in the Garden.   Please -- no barbeques, tents or similar items.
Admission to these events is included in Garden Admission: $4 for adults, $3 for seniors and $2 for children 3-12 and students with ID.  

Queens Botanical Garden is located at 43-50 Main Street in Flushing, Queens.   On-site parking is available for $5 per car; street parking is nearby.  QBG is accessible via the Q44 and Q22 buses and the 7 train (Main Street/Flushing stop).
For more information about QBG’s Arbor Festival please visit,  call (718) 886-3800 ext.330 or email

Queens Botanical Garden is an urban oasis where people, plants and cultures are celebrated through inspiring gardens, innovative educational programs and demonstrations of environmental stewardship. Located at 43-50 Main Street in Flushing, Queens Botanical Garden is easily accessible by car, train, or bus. For travel directions and more information visit or call (718) 886-3800. Queens Botanical Garden is located on property owned by the City of New York, and its operation is made possible in part by public funds provided through the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.


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