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Species Spotlight

Spring Spotlight: Cornelian Cherry

The cornelian cherry tree is a main attraction in our Groundcover Collection and is one of the first plants to bloom in early spring.

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Bulbs Usher In Spring at Cornell Botanic Gardens

A wave of early color greets visitors to Cornell Botanic Gardens in spring, courtesy of 30,000 mixed bulbs, now beginning their bloom outside the Nevin Welcome Center.

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Enjoy Cornell Botanic Gardens from Anywhere, with New Website

Take a few minutes to click around our new website. Gorgeous images of the gardens, arboretum, and natural areas transport you to Cornell Botanic Gardens from anywhere, inspiring you deepen your vital connection with plants and the natural world, and—we hope—to visit!

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Experience Cornell Botanic Gardens Your Way

Pick your adventure! The Experiences section guides you to the Cornell Botanic Gardens’ experience that best fits you.

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Limited Winter Hours for the Nevin Welcome Center

The Nevin Welcome Center and Garden Gift Shop is open Tuesday – Saturday, 10:00 a.m. […]

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Cornell Botanic Gardens’ wins grant to make plant records accessible

Cornell Botanic Garden was awarded a $192,000 grant to upgrade and digitize its plant collections and integrated pest management records, with a focus on making its records, knowledge, and expertise readily available to broad audiences.

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‘Sioux Chef’ on restoring indigenous foods, bridging cultures

Cornell Botanic Gardens’ Fall Lecture Series hosted Sean Sherman, founder/CEO of The Sioux Chef, described the connections between indigenous food systems, food security, and health.

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Botanic Gardens staffer connects people and plants

Emily Detrick, horticulturist, describes how her work connects plants and people. “As gardeners, we have the opportunity to bridge the gap between the classroom and the real world.”

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Cornell Botanic Gardens Hosts Youth Gardening Educators

Cornell Botanic Gardens helped cultivate the next generation of biocultural guardians with the American Horticultural Society.