The Garden Stories project was created to showcase the experiences and perspectives of staff, faculty and students connected to Cornell Botanic Gardens.  By sharing these stories via digital media, we hope to highlight the role of the Gardens in promoting growth, inspiration, and connection for the Cornell community. 

Check out our recent stories so far (located below), and be sure to keep checking back later to view new stories that we post!

Read some Stories!

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Gavin’s Story!

Gavin Ratliff, a current senior studying landscape architecture, tells us how the design of the Cornell Botanic Gardens and his own passions work together to create enriching experiences.

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Teresa’s Story!

Garden Guide and Master Gardener Teresa Craighead shares how a space in her life was filled and grew into bountiful opportunities with the Cornell Botanic Gardens.

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Kevin’s Story!

Student and Public Engagement Coordinator Kevin Moss tells a heartwarming story stemming from his love for a past tree in the Botanic Gardens.