What's Happening Now
Our Fall Lecture Series opens with renowned author George Hutchinson, the Newton C. Farr Professor of American History and Culture in the College of Arts and Sciences on Wednesday, August 29, at 5:30 p.m. followed by a garden party. Read more
Join us on Sunday September 30 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. for our Judy’s Day Family Festival, themed “Plants Have Families Too" in the beautiful F. R. Newman Arboretum. Read more
Our accessible parking spaces will be closed for repairs August 7 - August 24, 2018. Accessible spaces have been designated in our main parking lot at the Nevin Welcome Center.
Sign up today to learn more about the wonderful world of butterflies and dragonflies. Join naturalist Charlie Smith as he explores our gardens and natural areas and shares the wonders of these beneficial insects.
Visitors to Cornell Botanic Gardens who are inspired by the diverse, beautiful plants in our cultivated gardens, arboretum, and natural areas now have a way to bring those plants to their own gardens with ShrubBucket—an online plant distributor of high-quality perennials. Buy your plants here.
We are proud to share our strategic plan for 2018-2023. The plan
resulted from many months of thoughtful examination of our organization,
direction, and resolve to make a positive impact on people and the
planet. Read more
The invasive insect emerald ash borer threatens 200 ash trees on central campus and more than 2,000 in campus natural areas. Staff at Cornell Botanic Gardens and Facilities and Campus Services are collaborating with faculty and students to address inevitable loss of trees. Read more in a May 21 Cornell Chronicle article.
Every Saturday at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. from June 16 through September 29,
you can join a garden guide to discover the beauty and diversity of our
cultivated plant collections in the gardens around the Nevin Welcome
Center. Read more