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News

Towering ‘Double Allium’ installed at Botanic Gardens

Anne Simon Moffat ’69 and husband Keith Moffat commissioned the sculpture, which was dedicated June 8 during Reunion weekend.

Tour

Take a guided garden or arboretum tour

Garden tours are offered every Saturday at 11am and 4pm and Arboretum tours are offered the third Sunday of each month at 2pm.

Update

25% off all online plant sales this weekend

From Friday, June 7 – Monday, June 10 you will receive 25% off your entire online plant purchase.

Update

Reunion 2019 Events

Welcome Back! Join us for a scheduled tour or event, or explore our gardens and natural areas on your own.

Species Spotlight

Legends and Lore of Iris and Peony

The iris and the peony have been grown since ancient times for their beauty, medicinal properties, and powerful symbolism.

Update

Dryden Rail Trail Opening and Celebration

The official opening of the Dryden-Freeville section of the Dryden Rail Trail takes place on Saturday, May 11, 2019, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. When completed, the Dryden Rail Trail will connect three of Cornell Botanic Gardens’ natural areas across 16 miles.

Update

Enjoy Cornell Botanic Gardens during National Public Gardens Week

Garden, arboretum, and natural areas tours and activities are planned throughout National Public Gardens week, along with a flower-themed concert by the Cornell Chimes.

Natural Area

What did it take to open Cascadilla Gorge this spring?

The short answer is 60 hours, two days, and the hard work of 11 people. […]

Update

Conserving Conifers Affected by Climate Change

Cornell Botanic Gardens’ collaboration with the U.S. Forest Service aims to help stem the decline of Northwest U.S. conifer species affected by changing climate conditions