ABOUT OUR EVENTS

We offer a wide variety of educational programs for people of all ages throughout the year, including guided tours, gardening workshops, botanical art classes, lectures, and special events.

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May 26, 2019: Art Exhibit: "Traces" by Emma Ulen-Klees at Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center

Traces by Emma Ulen-Klees represents the beginning of an on-going project, which seeks to catalog vulnerable plant taxa within the state of New York. Seven species displayed represent a small percentage of plants that are either extirpated (SX) or considered endangered hist [...]

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Jun 12, 2019: Ancient Beauty: The Iris and the Peony at Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center

Join horticulturist Mitja Stragapede on this evening walk in the Martha Young Flower Garden for an in- depth look at two remarkable flowers: the iris and the peony. Both of these plants have been grown since ancient times for their beauty, medicinal properties, and powerful [...]

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Jun 15, 2019: Saturday Garden Tours at Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center

Take a relaxing stroll with a Garden Guide through the gardens around the Nevin Welcome Center and discover the beauty and diversity of our cultivated plant collections. Visit the Robison Herb Garden, Young Flower Garden, Bowers Rhododendron Collection, Shady Groundcover Co [...]

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Jun 16, 2019: Sunday Arboretum Tours at F.R. Newman Arboretum

Enjoy a guided tour of the F.R Newman Arboretum and discover its diverse woody plant collections, ornamental garden beds, and idyllic landscapes. Each month, we’ll visit unique locations, such as Houston & Grossman Ponds, the Sculpture Garden, Treman Woodland Walk, Zucker [...]

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Jun 17, 2019: Mindful Monday Garden Walks at Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center

Join Cornell Botanic Gardens staff to observe the beauty and drama of nature unfolding on monthly nature walks. While exploring various paths and gardens each month, we will practice mindfulness by dedicating our attention to the present moment and fully observing and appre [...]

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Jun 21, 2019: Summer Solstice in the Herb Garden at Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center

Some ancient cultures believed that herbs gathered for healing or magic on the Summer Solstice, or “Midsummer”, were the most potent. Come celebrate the longest day of the year and official start of summer with a tour of the Robison York State Herb Garden. We’ll learn about [...]

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Jun 22, 2019: Saturday Garden Tours at Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center

Take a relaxing stroll with a Garden Guide through the gardens around the Nevin Welcome Center and discover the beauty and diversity of our cultivated plant collections. Visit the Robison Herb Garden, Young Flower Garden, Bowers Rhododendron Collection, Shady Groundcover Co [...]

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Jun 29, 2019: Saturday Garden Tours at Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center

Take a relaxing stroll with a Garden Guide through the gardens around the Nevin Welcome Center and discover the beauty and diversity of our cultivated plant collections. Visit the Robison Herb Garden, Young Flower Garden, Bowers Rhododendron Collection, Shady Groundcover Co [...]

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Jul 6, 2019: Saturday Garden Tours at Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center

Take a relaxing stroll with a Garden Guide through the gardens around the Nevin Welcome Center and discover the beauty and diversity of our cultivated plant collections. Visit the Robison Herb Garden, Young Flower Garden, Bowers Rhododendron Collection, Shady Groundcover Co [...]

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