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Honors for Arboretum researchers

The Arboretum’s research efforts have brought its scientists two prestigious awards in recent months.

How glass pumpkins are made

See how glass becomes art in a dazzling video.

Perfect prairie? No, but a pioneer

When Ray Schulenberg and other Morton Arboretum staff members set out to recreate a prairie on an eight-acre patch of farmland 51 years ago, there were no instructions to follow.

Golden days on the prairie

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.

Plant protection: Pests and diseases to watch out for

What’s your offensive garden strategy? For winning plants, keep an eye out for these pests and diseases this July.

Breeding tomorrow’s trees

The Arboretum’s new tree breeder has his eye on the landscapes of the future.

Science in the summer

The growing season is a time for the Arboretum’s researchers to grow knowledge.

Have your best garden yet

Turn to the Plant Clinic for advice to get your garden off to a great start.

Look beyond spring bloom

Think ahead in spring and plant shrubs you can enjoy all year long.

Choose plants to safeguard woodlands

It’s the gardener’s prerogative to decide what to plant. But what we don’t plant is important too.

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