While we are unable to host on-site programs, we offer online events, videos, activities, and articles to stay connected to our gardens and natural areas.

Cornell Botanic Gardens at Home

Upcoming Events

Dec 18, 2020: Verdant Views: Plants and Stories of the Winter Solstice

The Winter Solstice (occurring this year on Monday, December 21 at 8:30 a.m.) is more than just the “official” start of the winter season. Since ancient times, it has been celebrated by cultures around the world as a sacred, festive time. Plants such as oak, holly, ivy, mis [...]

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Feb 24, 2021: 2020 Vision, A Black Walden Pond & Other Musings

Cornell Botanic Gardens, Ithaca Children’s Garden and The Learning Farm host this lecture by Carolyn Finney, author of “Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors.” Christian Cooper. George Floyd. Removal of Confeder [...]

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Book Talk: Self-Devouring Growth

We are proud to co-sponsor this discussion by author Julie Livingston about the complex intersection of the environment, public health, and the economy.