News

Explore our plants from anywhere

The new Garden Explorer feature makes up-to-date plant records accessible online.

Event

Connecting Plants and People

Join our Director for a virtual tour of our gardens, natural areas, and some ways we carry out our mission.

Cultural Connection

The Rose: “Queen of Flowers”

Explore an illustrative guided to discover why the rose is considered the “Queen of Flowers.”

Tour

The Waterfalls of Fall Creek

Dan McClure, gorge historian, takes you to a restricted area at the bottom of Fall Creek Gorge, where Devonian-age siltstone walls tower more than 100 feet above.

Tour

The Waterfalls of Fall Creek

Step into an area of Fall Creek gorge that is inaccessible to the public, and learn about the history of the waterfalls climbing up Fall Creek to the Cornell University campus.

Cultural Connection

Rhododendron: Beyond its beautiful bloom

From mid-May to mid-June, a main attraction at Cornell Botanic Gardens is the Bowers Rhododendron […]

Blog

In praise of the old-fashioned Rhododendron

Old-fashioned Rhododendron varieties known has “ironclads’ have fallen out of style, in favor of modern hybrids. Yet they remain among the most hardy and beautiful varieties in Cornell Botanic Gardens’ collection.

Tour

Tour Cornell Botanic Gardens—from anywhere!

We’re bringing the gardens around the Nevin Welcome Center to you in this narrated, virtual tour, highlighting the history, ecological value, and plants of some of some of Cornell Botanic Gardens most beloved landscapes.

Tour

Memories come alive in virtual tour

We’re bringing the gardens around the Nevin Welcome Center to you in this narrated, virtual tour, highlighting the history, ecological value, and plants of some of some of Cornell Botanic Gardens most beloved landscapes.