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  • NEWS RELEASE: BLOOM REPORT FROM THE MORTON ARBORETUM: WEEK OF APRIL 11

    LISLE, Ill. (April 17, 2014) — Each year, The Morton Arboretum’s grounds erupt with fragrant blooming flowers and woody plants. Ed Hedborn, Manager of Plant Records, monitors and reports on the Arboretum’s blooms each week during the spring season. For the latest bloom updates from the Arboretum, call the Bloom 'n Color Hotline at 630-719-7955.
  • Getting answers at the Plant Clinic

    At any season of the year, the Plant Clinic of The Morton Arboretum is ready to help homeowners and professionals have lovely and useful gardens and healthy trees and plants.

  • Illumination: Behind the Scenes

    Many have asked how the Arboretum created Illumination, our first lights event. To bring our vision to life, the Arboretum partnered with top lighting design firm Lightswitch, a company that’s created lighting experiences for institutions around the world, including Virgin Galactic and the 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge.
  • Illumination: In the news

    The Chicagoland media is abuzz about Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum. Read our rave reviews then come experience it for yourself.
  • Best Winter Hikes

    Stressed and looking for a prescription for tranquility? Consider a long quiet walk through the woods.
  • Hikes at The Morton Arboretum

    Hikes at The Morton Arboretum. Get out and explore the Arboretum's 16 miles of paved or wood-chipped trails.