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Drawing in the Greenhouse: An Introduction to Sketching

Four Sundays beginning March 17—This winter enjoy the bright, warm, and plant filled spaces of our greenhouses as you improve your drawing skills with a progressive series of black and white sketching exercises.

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Bring the Beauty of Cornell Botanic Gardens Home

Inspired by the diverse, beautiful plants in our gardens, arboretum, and natural areas? You now have a way to bring them to your own garden.

Mullestein Winter Garden

Find plants with interesting color, texture, and shape, which add beauty to the winter landscape.

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 SPRING!

Witch hazel blossoms, tiny alpine bulbs, skunk cabbage, and native wildflowers take center stage in early spring. Flowering trees and shrubs, primroses and rhododendrons follow along with gorge openings.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Mar 21, 2019: Vernal Equinox Walk: Searching for Spring at Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center

The vernal equinox marks the beginning of spring in the northern hemisphere, when the sun is directly above the equator and daylight hours are equal to nighttime. Join us on the first day of spring for a nature walk to search for signs of awakening life in the Mundy Wildflo [...]

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Apr 16, 2019: Evening Wildflower Walks at Mundy Wildflower Garden

Tour the woodland pathways and plant habitats of the Mundy Wildflower Garden, an 8-acre natural area and naturalistic garden. Early spring is the ideal season for spotting & learning about the natural history and identification of wildflowers, such as trillium, bloodroot, a [...]

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Apr 20, 2019: Ikebana: Friendship through Flowers at Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center

Ikeana is the traditional Japanese art of flower arranging. Known to build community, ikebana also incorporates concepts that can help with our work/life balance. In this two-hour session, you will learn the basics of ikebana and also create your own arrangement that you wi [...]

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