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

Explore seasonal highlights in articles, collections of plants from our gardens, and videos.

Garden

Pickling for a better world

An old-fashioned craft offers a modern solution for reducing climate impact—pickling. In this video, Bobbie […]

Cultural Connection

Hydrangeas: Stars of late summer

While undeniably beautiful, the symbolic meaning of hydrangea varies considerably among different cultures.

Natural Area

The Wonder of Native Pollinator Plants

View this short video with Krissy Boys, native plant specialist, to learn about beautiful native plants and how they nurture pollinator insects and wildlife.

Wildflower Explorations at Home

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

Start Here

Virtual Events

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

Event

Connecting Plants and People

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

Event

A “Walk” in the Garden: A Virtual Visit for the LGBTQ+ Community

Unwind and experience nature virtually, and learn more about Cornell Botanic Gardens in this pre-recorded webinar for LGBTQ+ community.

Blog

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.

A Walk Through Cornell Botanic Gardens

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

Take the Tour

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