The four specialty gardens include a rock/alpine garden, and woodland and rhododendron gardens.

Photo of the plant Anemone hupehensis: superba
Located adjacent to the Art Building. this garden features mostly sun-loving herbaceous perennials.
Photo of the memorial bench in the Virginia Craig ’31 Rhododendron Garden
Extending along the north side of the Art Building, this garden features various species and cultivars of rhododendrons.
Photo of the Heckel Staircase Garden
The staircase and terrace garden features locally mined Goshen stone steps, terraces and walks, cascading banks of perennials and dwarf evergreens.
Photo of alpine plants in the sunny front of the Drue Matthews garden
Located at the southern end of the greenhouse adjacent to the Art Building, the garden features alpine and rock garden plants and a small pond.