CONNECTING PLANTS AND PEOPLES FOR A WORLD OF DIVERSITY, BEAUTY, AND HOPE.
Designed to replace conventional lawn with native low-growing grasses, which only require mowing once or twice per year.
The exhibition returns with an expanded plant collection, more stories, and vernacular garden features reflective of African American culture.
Note: The date of this event was moved from Thursday, September 21, to Thursday, September 28. The horticultural heritage showcased in the “Seeds of Survival and...
Tour: Seeds of Survival and Celebration --- Plants and the Black Experience at Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center
Join us for a guided tour of this plant display and exhibit that includes dozens of plants that were grown and used by enslaved Africans and their descendants in the Americas....
Cornell University is located on the traditional homelands of the Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫ' (the Cayuga Nation), members of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy.
Cornell Botanic Gardens embraces and actively works to increase diversity among all the communities with which we engage.
This garden display and exhibit shares the knowledge, skill, and resilience of enslaved Africans, their descendants, and today’s Black community and their deep connections to plants and the cuisines they inspired.