Celebrate Mother's Day at Cornell Botanic Gardens
In the Gardens around the Nevin Welcome Center
Hundreds of daffodils are in bloom on Conifer Slope and in a new planting along the Bioswale Garden.
Many varieties of tulips are blooming in the Young Flower Garden.
The first of the rhododendrons are blooming on Comstock Knoll, including Rhododendron 'Mary Fleming,' planted last season (shown above). This is one of 12 varieties planted in the rhododendron collection that were bred by Guy Nearing, whom the Nearing Summerhouse was named in honor of.
In the Garden Gift Shop
20% off all Botanic Gardens branded apparel and gifts! All purchases of $25 or more will recieve a free gift.
In the F. R. Newman Arboretum
Magnolias, crabapples and cherries are in peak bloom in the Flowering Tree Collection and Flowering Crabapple Collection.
In the Mundy Wildflower Garden
Now is the time to visit the Mundy Wildflower Garden to enjoy the delicate early-blooming woodand wildflowers. Trilliums, hepaticas, trout lilies (shown above), bellwort and dutchman's britches are just a few of the dozens of species growing there.