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Alice Recknagel Ireys Fragrance Garden

Alice Recknagel Ireys Fragrance Garden
Created in 1955, the Alice Recknagel Ireys Fragrance Garden at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden in Brooklyn, New York was the first garden in the U.S. designed for the visually impaired. The fully accessible garden includes plants for touching, plants for smelling their scented leaves or flowers, and aromatic herbs for cooking. Elevated beds and stone walls with guide rails and Braille plaques describing the plants surround a flagstone path and central lawn.

Nearby City: Brooklyn
State: New York
Location: Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Braille signs: Yes
Sensory Garden: Yes
Guide rope: N/A
Tactile Pathway: N/A
Wheelchair accessible: N/A
Audio: N/A
Length or area: N/A
Loop: N/A
Number of stations: N/A
Other: N/A