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Announcing the launch of Garden Stories!

Cornell Botanic Gardens Garden Ambassadors are excited to announce the launch of Garden Stories! This project showcases experiences of Botanic Gardens enjoyers.

In the News

Why you’re noticing flowers more than ever

In this article in Vox, Interpretation Coordinator Sarah Fiorello talks about the life-affirming qualities of flowers and how even looking at them provides mood-elevating benefits.

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Cornell highlights gorge safety and trail closures

Walks in Cornell Botanic Gardens’ abundant natural areas should be enjoyed, with an eye toward gorge safety and following guidelines.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Verdant Views: Lavender – Culture and Cultivation

Learn about the diverse cultural uses of lavender and the history of lavender cultivation in this special encore presentation of Verdant Views. Host Kevin Moss will be joined...

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Garden and Arboretum Hike

Experience the beautiful gardens, arboretum, woodland trails, and panoramic views that helped Cornell Botanic Gardens earn its #1 ranking as the most beautiful college...

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

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Land Acknowledgement

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

Statement on Racism, Violence, and Hope

Our only hope for resilience, and path to meet our need to adapt, grow, and flourish lies in the diversity of people, plants, and all living creatures.

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 SUMMER!

Blooms are abundant throughout our gardens and our natural areas offer a diversity of native plants to explore.

Seasonal Highlights