Hofstra Grounds and Arboretum
New! For Spring 2017
Join Fred Soviero, Director of Hofstra’s Grounds and Landscaping, as he explores and presents information on Hofstra’s arboretum. Soviero oversees the care and maintenance of the gardens in Hofstra’s 240 acre campus. Hofstra will also host an indoor landscape lecture focusing on the arboretum’s spring-blooming bulbs with Patrice Dimino. Landscape Designer and Assistant Curator who will introduce you to the wide variety of bulbs that bloom throughout the arboretum from late winter to late spring. Admission is free. Click here to register..
Hofstra's 240 acres provide a beautiful campus setting that inspires and motivates its students. Its arboretum was officially recognized 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.
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.