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Bailee Hopkins- Hensley ’18, MPS ’19: Connecting people to plants

Bailee Hopkins-Hensley is passionate about exploring the connections that humans have to plants—especially the connections that indigenous communities have to the species that sustain them. Hopkins-Hensley, who earned her MPS in Public Garden Management in May 2019, is mounting an exhibit to showcase the relationships that ash trees have with the world around them at the Nevin Welcome Center of Cornell Botanic Gardens.

In Bloom Now

White Dogwoods Flowering in Comstock Knoll

Come visit the Cornell Botanic Gardens to view the lush, white dogwoods that have flowered at the Comstock Knoll.

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Take a guided garden or arboretum tour

Garden tours are offered every Saturday at 11am and 4pm and Arboretum tours are offered the third Sunday of each month at 2pm.

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

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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 SUMMER!

Summer is one of the best times to visit! Blooms can be found in many of our gardens and throughout the arboretum. Our natural areas offer ample opportunity to explore unique settings.

Summer Highlights

UPCOMING EVENTS

Annual Trials Program Open House at Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center

For nearly 20 years, the Cornell Annual Trials Program has been evaluating the performance of annual flower and foliage plants in Ithaca. Starting in 2019, the trials will be...

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Flowers after Hours: A Garden Cocktail Party at Cornell Botanic Gardens

Celebrate summer in the garden with a special evening garden party when the sun is fading and the flowers are glorious! The party will feature herb-flavored cocktails and...

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