This one-acre area was created to showcase plants that look most beautiful during the winter months. It contains over 700 plants chosen for their interesting bark texture, bark color, unusual growth habits, winter fruit, cones, evergreen foliage and interested structural form. These qualities provide color and interest during Ithaca’s long winters, making the winter garden a year-round destination for visitors.

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More About the Garden

The garden was completed and dedicated in 2001. Read about how the winter garden came to be and how it has transformed since then.

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Self-guided Tour

Listen to this 2-minute audio clip to learn more about the Winter Garden now or during your visit.

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