With four truly distinct seasons, the Arboretum always has something new to experience.  Sights, smells, sounds and textures are here to invigorate and rejuvenate.

Carolina silverbell, Halesia tetraptera, with striped bark and morning-lit seed capsules in Woodland Walk.

Carolina silverbell, Halesia tetraptera, with striped bark and morning-lit seed capsules in Woodland Walk.

Winterberry, Ilex verticillata, frames the East Meadow and views of the Catskill Mountains.

Winterberry, Ilex verticillata, frames the East Meadow and views of the Catskill Mountains.

Asters and salvia bloom with the blue-green-purple foliage of the native grass little bluestem in the Spiral Labyrinth.

Asters and salvia bloom with the blue-green-purple foliage of the native grass little bluestem in the Spiral Labyrinth.

Fall is a wonderful time to appreciate the cones of Japanese white pine and other conifers in the West Meadow.

Fall is a wonderful time to appreciate the cones of Japanese white pine and other conifers in the West Meadow.

A toad camouflaged in Fall leaves in Spruce Glen.

A toad camouflaged in Fall leaves in Spruce Glen.