A Special New Sugar Maple

The new Crescendo sugar maple from Chicagoland Grows® could make an excellent replacement for ash trees lost to emerald ash borer.

Learn More about China and Climate Science

Learn more about how plants from China have entered our gardens and how plants are responding to climate change.

5 Outdoor Exercising Tips

Never mind the cold: Arb staff offer five tips for the best winter workout clothes designed to make outdoor exercise as comfortable as possible.

Cutting Your Own Tree

A family-fun trip to the tree farm goes best with this advice.

Plan Ahead for a Living Tree

Advance preparation is key to having a tree you can plant outdoors after the holiday.

What’s Your Favorite Spot?

Arboretum Facebook fans write about their favorite spots surrounded by 1,700 acres of trees.

Composting at the Ginkgo Restaurant

The Ginkgo Restaurant’s new composting initiative results in a significant reduction of garbage output.

A World of Plants

Intrepid collectors have brought plants from around the globe to the Arboretum and your garden.

Where to Find Them

Trees brought back from China find a home on the Arboretum’s grounds.

Bringing the Best to Your Neighborhood

‘China Snow’ tree lilac shows how long journeys can lead to good trees.