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Words Before All Else

Learn more about the Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫ’ people by watching and listening to Steve Henhawk, a Cayuga speaker and historian.

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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.

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COVID-19 Visitor Requirements

Be sure to know the latest COVID-19 mandates and regulations, before visiting Cornell Botanic Gardens. Photo and video restrictions in place.

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Welcome Home: Fall at the gardens

It is perhaps the most wondrous season on a college campus that embraces and celebrates […]

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Verdant Views: Flavorful Herbs of Central and South America

Garden Curator Pam Shade explores some familiar and not-so-familiar herbs that flavor food and beverages.

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Native Plants in New York: Two Virtual Field Trips

This special virtual event features two presentations on native plants by our experts Krissy Boys and F. Robert Wesley.

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 FALL!

Fall is a magical time with stunning vistas of fall foliage, ripening produce in our vegetable garden, and ornamental grasses and late-blooming flowers.

Seasonal Highlights

UPCOMING EVENTS

While we are unable to host on-site programs, we offer online events, videos, activities, and articles to stay connected to our gardens and natural areas.