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Climate warming is causing wildflowers to flower earlier

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3 days 13 hours ago

Cornell researcher David Weinstein has noted warmer temperatures in the wildflower garden over time, and identified which plants are now flowering much earlier than they had in previous years because of the warming trend in climate. Read more

The Robison Herb Garden has a new fence

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3 days 13 hours ago

You might have noticed that the split rail fence around the herb garden was replaced this spring. The fence, along with the garden’s local stone walls, sun dial, millstone, and antique wrought-iron gates are all part of its original design, completed in 1974, to give the garden a rural upstate New York feel. Read more

What does it take to open the Cascadilla Gorge Trail each spring?

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3 days 13 hours ago

The short answer is two days and the hard work of 15 people. Before opening the gorge on April 12th, three staff and twelve volunteers removed fallen rocks and other debris from the trail, picked up trash, cleared out drainage conduits, repaired parts of the chain railing, and removed hazardous trees. Read more

Spring Plant Sale, Saturday June 10

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4 days 12 hours ago

We are offering some of our gardeners’ favorite plants, as well as new selections from the horticultural trade, including peonies, daylilies, hostas and iris.Read more

 

Gift adds to Palmer-Adams Preserve Natural Area

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4 days 12 hours ago

Gift adds 31.1 acres to the Palmer-Adams Preserve in the Town of Caroline, a significant preserve for education, research, and the conservation of rare native plant species. Read more

Out on the Trails: Explore Tompkins’ Trails with Ease

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7 weeks 5 days ago

Cornell Botanic Gardens and partner organizations have launched a new website designed to help outdoor enthusiasts find and take the perfect walk, hike, bike, ski, or even horseback ride. Read more

Board approves Cornell Botanic Gardens naming!

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30 weeks 3 days ago

Cornell Botanic Gardens was officially approved Oct. 28 by the Cornell University Board of Trustees, the final step in a broad rebranding effort begun more than two years ago. Read more

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