Deepa Natarajan, Program Coordinator It’s Tea Time! For at least the past 15 years I’ve been working on my masala chai recipe. ‘Chai’ is a general word for “tea,” meaning an infusion of the young leaves of the Camellia sinensis. Camellia sinensis has a remarkable history, perhaps one of the more infamous tales is of…

Dyeing Easter eggs with plants is a tradition I look forward to each year at the Garden. It’s one of our beloved Family Programs and this year, since we can’t meet in person, I thought we’d deliver a tutorial to your home. These beautiful photos were taken by my friend Aya Brackett for Jenni Kayne’s…

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