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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.

Young Flower Garden

Explore a collection of flowering plants that hold symbolic meaning by cultures around the world.

Cornell Class of 1923 Flowering Tree Collection

Trees in the Flowering Tree Collection were selected for their beauty and small stature.

Jennings Crabapple Collection

This collection of crabapples represents the best cultivars for this region.


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

Mundy Wildflower Garden

Here you will find a remarkable variety of plants native to the Cayuga Lake Basin.

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.

grow (plants) yourself!

For gardeners in parts of New York State and Connecticut, you can order plants seen at Cornell Botanic Gardens from ShrubBucket, a distributor of high-quality perennials.

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