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Hofstra Grounds and Arboretum

Hofstra Grounds and Arboretum

New! For Spring 2018

Join Fred Soviero, Director of Hofstra's Grounds and Landscaping, as he leads tours of the Hofstra Arboretum on Saturday May 5, 2018. Soviero has overseen the design, care and maintenance of the Hofstra Arboretum and gardens throughout Hofstra's 240 acre campus since 1987. Patrice Dimino, Hofstra's Landscape Designer and Assistant Curator of Grounds, will also present lectures on Spring bloom in the Arboretum landscape. Admission is free. Visit the webpage to register for the Tulip Tour and Tea or visit  the Parent and Family Programs website for the schedule of events. Contact the Office of Conference Services at (516) 463-5067 for more information.

Hofstra Arboretum

Visit the Hofstra Arboretum! Late Winter and Spring bloom inspires students and visitors year round. The 240 acre campus received official recognition as an Arboretum in 1985, with Hofstra's membership in the prestigious American Public Gardens Association, and is one of only 430 arboreta in the United States. Today, more than 12,000 evergreen and deciduous trees represent 625 species and varieties, and the number is increasing every year.View the Seasons of the Hofstra Arboretum online or visit the Hofstra campus anytime!

Memorials and Dedications

Memorial gardens, benches and trees are located throughout the campus. There are many options to create an appropriate memorial or dedications designed with plaques, benches, gardens, trees and plantings. View current plaques and memorials. Contact the Director of the Hofstra Arboretum, Fred Soviero at (516) 463-6623 for more information.