Each day, hundreds of people pass the plantings maintained by the Community Beautification program, and we receive many questions about the types of plants that are growing in them. These pages will present photos and descriptions of some of the plants we grow and information about what goes into the plants we choose.
These gorgeous new planters were installed on The Ithaca Commons following the renovation of this popular public space in 2016.
One of the largest and most visible sites of the Beautification Program, Purity Point is a mixed planting just past Purity Ice Cream on Rt. 13.
Three traffic islands around East State Street provide colorful garden displays that are planted with a combination of perennials and annuals. Learn more here!
Community Beautification Coordinator
Last updated January 12, 2023