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VISIT & explore


Late summer is the best time to enjoy the Schulenberg Prairie, and imagine what the Illinois landscape was like when the settlers arrived in this rippling sea of grasses and other plants.
Turn to the Plant Clinic for advice to get your garden off to a great start.
Think ahead in spring and plant shrubs you can enjoy all year long.
It’s the gardener’s prerogative to decide what to plant. But what we don’t plant is important too.
As you explore the Arboretum, have you ever paused in front of a tribute marker and wondered at the story behind that tree, bench, brick, or book?
How one tree lover changed the world through planting trees.
Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Arboretum’s spring landscape with these wonderful walks.
It takes a special kind of dedication to become a Woodland Steward.
A library has been an important feature of the Arboretum since its beginning.
The Community Trees Program supports towns, parks, school districts, community groups, and individuals in caring for the urban forest.