With sound advice based on research and nearly a century of experience in caring for a wide variety of trees and plants in the Midwest, the Plant Clinic helps promote sound management practices.
Often the Plant Clinic staff can direct visitors to mature plants on the Arboretum’s grounds, which can be a great help in choosing the most appropriate plant for a yard or landscape.
Find the Plant Clinic office across the courtyard from the Visitor Center. April through October, it is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. November through March, it is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday., call 630-719-2424, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Plant Clinic also has many resources online to help with trees and plants:
Trees and plants need care to thrive in urban and suburban environments. Get tips on how to nurture healthy growth from seedling to mature specimen. LEARN MORE
Help with diseases
Gain insight into common tree and plant diseases that ravage homeowners and communities alike. Details include options for prevention and treament. LEARN MORE
Help with pests
Get the details on common tree and plant pests that infest gardens, landscapes, and parkways. Details include ideas for prevention and treatment. LEARN MORE
Tree and Plant Finder
Search for the ideal tree or plant by selecting key characteristics to find the right plant for your place. LEARN MORE