The Wonder of Native Pollinator Plants

Krissy Boys, native plant specialist, talks about using native plants to nurture pollinator insects and wildlife.


Four ways to welcome native bees

Zaidee Powers Rosales, integrated pest management specialist at Cornell Botanic Gardens, shares the joys of native bees and four easy ways to make outdoor areas welcoming to them.

Cultural Connection

For the Love of Chocolate

Have you thought about when and why chocolate became part of Valentine’s Day traditions?


Verdant Views: Cultivators of Celebration

This webinar features several individuals profiled in the exhibit “Cultivators of Celebration.”


Winter Wonder

Take a moment to contemplate the quiet beauty of the season in this one-minute video.


Arboretum Seasonal Closing to Vehicles

The F.R. Newman Arboretum closes to vehicular traffic during the winter months for protection of tree collections and public safety.

Cultural Connection

A Touch of Plant Magic

Stories of three plants associated with the origins and traditions of Halloween


Seeds of Survival and Celebration returns to honor Black history, knowledge, and culture

The exhibition returns with an expanded plant collection, more stories, and vernacular garden features reflective of African American culture.

Cultural Connection

Ripples of lavender honor Pride month

A rich bouquet of flowers found throughout Cornell’s Botanic Gardens hold meaning for the LGBTQ+ community, which has long embraced the six colors of the rainbow: red for life; orange for healing; yellow for sunlight; green for nature; indigo for serenity; violet for spirit.