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Cultural Connection

The Supernatural Side of Plants

Steeped in legends and lore, herbs provide a physical link to the beliefs and practices […]

News

Words Before All Else

Learn more about the Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫ’ people by watching and listening to Steve Henhawk, a Cayuga speaker and historian.

Garden

Welcome Home: Fall at the gardens

It is perhaps the most wondrous season on a college campus that embraces and celebrates […]

Event

Verdant Views: Flavorful Herbs of Central and South America

Garden Curator Pam Shade explores some familiar and not-so-familiar herbs that flavor food and beverages.

Tour

Sustainable Landscapes Trail

Explore sustainability in practice in this narrated virtual tour of sites across Cornell Botanic Gardens and the Cornell campus.

Event

Native Plants in New York: Two Virtual Field Trips

This special virtual event features two presentations on native plants by our experts Krissy Boys and F. Robert Wesley.

Natural Area

Walk Through Wetlands

View a birds-eye view of Purvis Road Wetlands, natural area best experienced from the Dryden Rail Trail.

Garden

A Hardworking Garden

This garden is one of the most ecologically valuable, biodiverse, and aesthetically pleasing bioswale gardens on campus and perhaps in North America.

Tour

Take your friends, and take your time

Inspired by the universally loved “161 Things Every Cornellian Should Do” list, two summer interns […]