Stay Connected With Us

During this time of COVID-19 containment, peace is found through mindfully observing the beauty of nature around us. We offer these articles, videos, activities, and other online resources to stay connected with our gardens and natural areas.

Enjoy Cornell Botanic Gardens through the seasons

New life emerges with each spring day. Explore spring highlights in articles, collections of plants from our gardens, and videos.

In Bloom Now

Rhododendron: Beyond its beautiful bloom

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

Spring Highlights: May 22

Highlights include flowering shrubs, tulips, and rhododendrons.

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Spring brings a diversity of songbirds to Cornell Botanic Gardens

Spring has finally arrived, and along with her, a glorious return of songbirds to Cornell Botanic Gardens’ diverse natural areas. Visit three spring migration hotspots.

Wildflower Explorations at Home

Find videos and activities to explore spring wildflowers for teachers, families, and kids of all ages.

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Virtual Events

We offer programs and events to deepen each of our personal connections to plants.

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Connecting Plants and People

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

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Grow your own vegetables with container and small-space gardening

Bobbie Kuhlman, horticulturist, shares her tips for potting, watering, and getting the most enjoyment from vegetables grown in pots.

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Global Climate Stories

Hear stories from people in three countries greatly impacted by climate change in this April 22 webinar.

A Walk Through Cornell Botanic Gardens

We’re bringing the gardens around the Nevin Welcome Center to you in this narrated, virtual tour.

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Explore our Collections

Explore our gardens, natural areas, and plants in our collections, or take a self-guided tour with these online features.

Garden Map

Use this interactive map to locate our gardens, natural areas, waterfalls, parking, outdoor art, and more.

Explore Our Plants

We offer online tools for locating and learning about plants in our collections.

Self-guided Tours

Use your mobile device to explore and learn more about Cornell Botanic Gardens