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Garden and Arboretum Hike with professor Peter Davies

11 hours 2 min ago

Take it outside with Dr. Peter Davies, professor emeritus of plant science, on an extended hike through the diverse plant collections and landscapes of the Botanical Garden and F. R. Newman Arboretum. This hike is offered on August 6 and September 10. Read more

Parking lot at the Botanical Garden closed July 28

11 hours 24 min ago

The lot will be closed for resurfacing all day July 28. We apoloigize for the inconvenience. Please park at the nearby metered parking lot at the Corner of Tower Road and Judd Falls Road and take a short downhill trail to the Botanical Garden. View metered parking locations on the Cornell map here.

The Gabions: A restoration success story

1 day 11 hours ago

Last year, Cornell Plantations staff gardener Krissy Boys began transforming an area overrun with invasive crown vetch into an attractive and diverse streamside garden abundant with wildlife. Krissy recounts this labor of love in her article "New Gardens at Cornell Plantations Mundy Wildflower Garden."

Join us for "Moths of the Night" this Saturday at 9:00 p.m.

1 day 11 hours ago

Come to the Botanical Garden as the sun sets and we fire up bright lights to attract moths. You'll be amazed by what arrives throughout the night! Read more


On display: A giclée reproduction of an original watercolor

2 weeks 5 days ago

A triptych of an original watercolor by Karen English represents a gathering of birds throughout three seasons in a wooded backyard in upstate New York. Read more

Botanical Garden tours every Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 p.m.

6 weeks 1 day ago

Enjoy a guided tour through the Botanical Garden and discover the beauty and diversity of our numerous theme gardens, including the Herb Garden, Flower Garden, Groundcover Collection, Tropical Container Display, and more. Read more

At the Nevin Welcome Center: Ironwork by Durand Van Doren

24 weeks 8 hours ago

Durand Van Doren, artist blacksmith, has been designing beautiful ironwork throughout Cornell Plantations and on the Cornell Campus. Visit this exhibit to view Durand's wrought iron botanical pieces and then take a stroll to view his ironwork in the landscape. Read more

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