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Robison Herb Garden

Find over 500 varieties of herbs throughout 17 theme beds in this renowned garden.

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May Magic and Majesty

Soar gently above Comstock Knoll and enjoy over 150 types of rhododendrons and azaleas blooming.

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2021 Annual Report

Explore our actions in 2021 to create a world of beauty, diversity, and hope.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Greenhouse Liquidation Sale at Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center

Come out to this sale at the Botanic Gardens as we clear out the excess inventory in our greenhouse and nursery! The students of Learning by Leading will be selling assorted...

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Garden Highlights Tour at Cornell Botanic Gardens

Take a relaxing stroll with a Garden Guide through the gardens around the Nevin Welcome Center and discover the beauty and diversity of our cultivated plant collections. Visit...

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Daylily Day: Plant Sale

The season of daylilies is upon us! These attractive flowers, popular among garden enthusiasts and horticulturists, are sought after because of their resilient and flourishing...

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CONNECTING PLANTS AND PEOPLES FOR A WORLD OF DIVERSITY, BEAUTY, AND HOPE.

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Grief for victims, hope for ending racial violence

Cornell Botanic Gardens grieves with victims of the mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, and shares Cornell University’s commitment to building community and overcoming the evil of hatred and racism.

Land Acknowledgement

Cornell University is located on the traditional homelands of the Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫ' (the Cayuga Nation), members of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy.

Statement on Anti-Asian Violence

Along with the campus community, we denounce acts of racism, violence and hatred, and stand firmly with our Asian and Asian American friends and colleagues.

Our Gardens and Natural Areas

We are responsible for the natural beauty of the Cornell University campus including cultivated gardens, an arboretum, and natural areas. Together these comprise one-third of campus, and with off-campus natural areas, a total of 3,600 acres.

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WHAT TO SEE IN SPRING!

Spring in upstate NY starts with the the bright blooms of witch hazels, early spring flower bulbs and continues with our native wildflowers.

Seasonal Highlights