Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Botanical Garden

Winter weekdays admission is free. Chase Away the Winter Blues tours are offered at 1 p.m. on the first Sunday of each month until March by licensed psychotherapist and veteran Garden guide Lynne Spevack. Each month’s tour features a special seasonal topic, including deciduous trees of winter, texture and sound in the Garden, and early-spring flowers. Learn how and why organisms respond to the changing seasons, and how to use sunlight to keep the blues at bay through the frosty days ahead.Tuesday through Friday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Closed Mondays (open Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Presidents’ Day, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)Photo by Rebecca Bullene. [ info ]