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Late winter is an excellent time to prune shrubs and trees, while they are safely dormant.
Force branches of flowering shrubs indoors for an early shot of spring bloom.
Never mind the cold: Arb staff offer five tips for the best winter workout clothes designed to make outdoor exercise as comfortable as possible.
Stressed and looking for a prescription for tranquility? Consider a long quiet walk through the woods.
A family-fun trip to the tree farm goes best with this advice.
Advance preparation is key to having a tree you can plant outdoors after the holiday.
‘China Snow’ tree lilac shows how long journeys can lead to good trees.
A layer of mulch can insulate and improve the soil.
Wind up this year’s garden and get a start on next year’s.
Arboretum Facebook fans write about friendships and love celebrated under the 1,700-acre canopy of trees.