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FEATURED PLANTS

Here's just a few plants we don't want you to miss. Click to learn where to find them and more!

Zinnia

Zinnia elegans 'Benary's Giant Scarlet'

Bigleaf Hydrangea

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Dooley'

Azure Sage

Salvia azurea 'Nekan'

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FEATURED GARDENS

Our diverse cultivated collection of plants are located within specialty gardens surrounding the Nevin Welcome Center and within the nearby 150-acre F. R. Newman Arboretum.

North Walk

Explore perennial plants from North, Central and South America suited for full sun.

Bioswale Garden

Perennials, grasses, and trees here filter runoff from the parking lot before it flows into Beebe Lake.

Zucker Shrub Collection

This area's “garden rooms” show perennials, shrubs, and ornamental grasses can be used in inspiring ways.

FEATURED NATURAL AREAS

We steward over 3,600 acres of biologically diverse landscapes that represent the full range of ecological communities found in the Finger Lakes region.

Fall Creek Valley

This natural area consists of young and old forests on the north and south sides of Fall Creek.

Edwards Lake Cliffs Preserve

Explore lake cliffs, forests, shrub thickets, meadows, and a gorge with a 35’ high waterfall.

Monkey Run

Part of a long natural corridor protecting Fall Creek on its route to Cayuga Lake.