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Species Spotlight

Plant of the Winter Solstice: Holly

Holly legends abound. Learn about holly at our “Plants of the Winter Solstice” program on December 20 from 4-6pm.

News

Choosing the best Christmas Tree for your Home

Daniel Weitoish, staff arborist, shares ways to sustainably select and enjoy a tree for holiday decoration.

Update

F.R. Newman Arboretum: Winter Closing to Protect Trees

The F.R. Newman Arboretum closes to vehicular traffic during the winter months for protection of tree collections and public safety.

News

Ornithologist to speak on increasing diversity in conservation

Ornithologist J. Drew Lanham will talk about how conservation efforts benefit from racial diversity among those who advocate for conserving the natural world.

Exhibit

Unique Plants from UCLA’s Mathias Botanical Garden by Kathleen M. Rasmussen

Unique Plants from UCLA’s Mathias Botanical Garden by Kathleen M. Rasmussen on display at the Nevin Welcome Center.

Update

Cornell Botanic Gardens celebrates Mexica/Aztec connections to plants and foods, and the love of chocolate

Mexica/Aztec artist, storyteller, musician featured in O’Connor Lecture and entertains at the Chocolatada!

News

Autumn approaching, but don’t neglect your garden.

Integrated Pest Management Specialist Zaidee Powers-Rosales provides fall gardening tips and a reminder that it’s never too early to plan for spring.

Event

Plant Drop 2019

On October 3rd, students took home 1000 houseplants in 20 minutes at Cornell’s first “plant drop.”

Event

Go ‘Wild at Cornell’ with artist, plant stylist Hilton Carter

Artist, interior designer and plant stylist Hilton Carter will inspire audiences to transform their living spaces into green landscapes in “Wild at Cornell,” the Cornell Botanic Gardens’ William J. Hamilton Lecture.