Public gardens in New York state
Bayard Cutting Arboretum
State park on Long Island noted both for its plant collection and its variety of bird species. Information on flora and fauna, programs, and publications.
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Offers news, virtual tour, programs, events, articles, shopping, research, and information for visitors.
Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens
Features a glass conservatory designed by Frederick Law Olmsted with tropical and desert gardens, an arboretum and pinetum, shrub garden, and bog garden. History, education programs, events, virtual tour.
Clark Botanic Garden
Educational facility in Long Island featuring native spring wildflowers, conifers, roses, perennials, wetland and rock garden plants, medicinal plants and collections of particular plant families.
Cornell Plantations
Holds, manages, protects, and enhances the living botanical collections and the natural areas and gorges of Cornell for the benefit of the community. Information about collections, visiting, education, and publications.
Gardens at Cricket Hill Farm
Garden in the Hudson Valley designed for low maintenance, four-season interest, and bird life, offering tours, workshops, and plant sales.
Landis Arboretum
Large public garden overlooking the Schoharie Valley, developed with plantings of trees, shrubs, and herbaceous perennials from around the world.
Linwood Gardens
This private garden located near Rochester, New York, features a significant collection of American tree peonies. It is open to the public on a number of days in June and July.
The New York Botanical Garden
Garden in the Bronx consists of 28 specialty gardens, including a conservatory, a children's adventure garden, and a 40-acre old-growth forest. Information about entertainment and educational activities.
Old Westbury Gardens
Built in 1906, this garden in Old Westbury is an example of period landscape design, with formal gardens and landscaped grounds. Visitor information and photo tour for mansion and gardens.
Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park
Long Island public arboretum and historic site with greenhouses, gardens, woodland paths, and outstanding plant collections. The grounds were landscaped by the Olmsted brothers. History and mission, event calendar, cultural activities.
Queens Botanical Garden
Created as an exhibit at the 1939 New York World's Fair, the garden features with rose, bee, herb, and perennial gardens, changing displays, and public programs. Educational programs and plant listings.
Ross Park Zoo and Gardens
Zoo in Binghamton also includes botanical gardens, including a hosta garden, a butterfly garden, an ornamental grass garden, an iris garden and a memorial garden. Virtual tour, calendar of events, and quarterly newsletter archive.
Sonnenberg Gardens
Now a New York State Historic Park, the gardens accompanying the Victorian mansion, located in Canandaigua, comprise several distinct designs. Guided tours, visitor information, schedule of events.
Wave Hill
Famous public garden in the northwest Bronx along the Hudson River, with flower gardens, alpine house, greenhouses, and cultural center. Visitor information, events, membership, volunteering opportunities.
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