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Spring plant sales

Get the garden of your dreams with trees, shrubs, perennials and edible plants sold through The Morton Arboretum Members' Exclusive Plant Catalog Sale and Arbor Day Plant Sale. Arboretum members will receive the Members' Exclusive Plant Sale catalog by mail in January; advance ordering begins February 3, and plants are picked up on Arbor Day weekend. For more great plants, plan to shop the Arbor Day Plant Sale, open to members and the public, at the Arboretum April 24 through 26, 2015. Every plant you purchase at these sales supports The Morton Arboretum’s goal to encourage the planting and conservation of trees and other plants for a greener, healthier, and more beautiful world.

WEIDENBACH ELECTED TO THE MORTON ARBORETUM BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Joseph L. Weidenbach, Senior Vice President, Chicago Region Head for The Private Client Reserve of U. S. Bank, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of The Morton Arboretum.

THE MORTON ARBORETUM PRESIDENT AND CEO GERRY DONNELLY RECEIVES TOP HONOR FROM PROFESSIONAL GARDEN ASSOCIATION

Dr. Gerard T. Donnelly, President and CEO of The Morton Arboretum, is the 2013 recipient of the most prestigious honor conferred by the American Public Gardens Association (APGA).

Seed collecting 101

Volunteer seed collectors enhance the Schulenberg Prairie restoration.

Who makes Wednesdays, Woods & Wine a success?

Sure, wine, food, and live music set the stage for a perfect event, but it’s the time and work of our volunteers that really bring the show to life.

Volunteers at work

Each season, volunteers assist researchers to discover more about the world of science.

Celebrate, Honor, and Remember

Spring is a time to celebrate. As Mother’s and Father’s Day, weddings, anniversaries, graduations and the like draw near, it can be difficult to pick out just the right gift. This year, consider a tribute gift: a unique way to celebrate special occasions.
 
Choose from a list of existing trees that the Arboretum has available for dedication.

The Stories Behind the Tributes

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?

Leading and Learning

Young volunteers in the Children’s Garden connect children and families with the natural world.

Stewards of the Woods

It takes a special kind of dedication to become a Woodland Steward.

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