A brand new postage stamp sequence pays tribute to the Brooklyn Botanic Backyard.
The backyard goes postal!
Brooklyn’s personal Botanic Backyard is featured prominently on a brand new set of stamps from america Submit Workplace, giving Brooklynites an opportunity to indicate off the borough’s horticultural jewel on all their nationwide correspondence.
“I’m proud to say Brooklyn has some of the magnificent gardens within the nation,” stated Brooklyn Postmaster Eddie Banner. “Sadly we can’t go to the park for the time being, so this can be a great technique to honor and revel in it.”
The BBG stamp is one in a brand new sequence referred to as “American Gardens,” which options well-known inexperienced areas from throughout the nation. Its featured artwork was taken by floral photographer Allen Rokach, and designed by postal service artist Ethel Kessler.
The backyard at the moment sits empty whereas spring is in full kind, however backyard officers say they’re aiming for a July reopening.
The Postal Service has additionally suffered large losses because of the coronavirus pandemic, prompting diehards of the embattled service to buy forever stamps as a present of help.
Mail and backyard fanatics should purchase the brand new stamps online or in choose retail places.