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Reunion 2019 Events
Welcome Back! Join us for a scheduled tour or event, or explore our gardens and natural areas on your own.
Legends and Lore of Iris and Peony
The iris and the peony have been grown since ancient times for their beauty, medicinal properties, and powerful symbolism.
The Dye-Spencer Family Grove
The crabapples are at peak bloom! Jim Spencer, Jr. (MS ’71) chose a grove of five crabapple trees in the F. R. Newman Arboretum to honor his family, all of whom have deep roots in Ithaca and Cornell.
Dryden Rail Trail Opening and Celebration
The official opening of the Dryden-Freeville section of the Dryden Rail Trail takes place on Saturday, May 11, 2019, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. When completed, the Dryden Rail Trail will connect three of Cornell Botanic Gardens’ natural areas across 16 miles.
Enjoy Cornell Botanic Gardens during National Public Gardens Week
Garden, arboretum, and natural areas tours and activities are planned throughout National Public Gardens week, along with a flower-themed concert by the Cornell Chimes.
What did it take to open Cascadilla Gorge this spring?
The short answer is 60 hours, two days, and the hard work of 11 people. […]
Conserving Conifers Affected by Climate Change
Cornell Botanic Gardens’ collaboration with the U.S. Forest Service aims to help stem the decline of Northwest U.S. conifer species affected by changing climate conditions
Spring Spotlight: Cornelian Cherry
The cornelian cherry tree is a main attraction in our Groundcover Collection and is one of the first plants to bloom in early spring.