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  • Plant Health Care Report issue 2016-9

    The scouting report of The Morton Arboretum for July 29, 2016.
  • We'll drink to that: Learn how to grow plants used for making wine or beer

    The flavors of fine wine aren’t just the province of vineyards, although you’ll find some superb flavors at the first-ever Wine and Art Walk at The Morton Arboretum August 27 and 28. Many of the tastes and aromas of the beverages we enjoy come from plants that we can grow in Midwestern gardens.

    Here’s a sampling:  

  • NEWS RELEASE: THE MORTON ARBORETUM WELCOMES BACK THE DESTINATION ASIA FESTIVAL

  • Pick a new spot to plant a new tree

    When a tree has been removed, it may seem obvious to plant a new one in the same place. That’s not a good idea, says Meghan Midgley, soil scientist at The Morton Arboretum: “That’s not likely to be the best place for your new tree to succeed.”
  • Plant Health Care Report GDD update July 22, 2016

    The growing degree update from The Morton Arboretum for July 22, 2016.
  • SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER EVENTS, PROGRAMS AND CLASSES AT THE MORTON ARBORETUM

    The Morton Arboretum is celebrating its signature season in style with great events and programs for all ages. The popular dog-friendly event Tails on the Trails makes its return this September, along with the authentic music, dance and cuisines of the Passport Europe Festival. September is also the last month to catch the 23 whimsical copper frog sculptures of Ribbit! The Exhibit, going on through September 25.