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- The gardening year begins in winter, with learning, planning, and shopping. Now is the time to prepare for a more beautiful garden in spring and all through the season.
- Hopeful young oaks and hackberries are taking root in the Lincoln Hill subdivision in unincorporated Milton Township south of Glen Ellyn. They’re a sign of progress, made with help from The Morton Arboretum, toward recovery from the scourge of the emerald ash borer.
- Each accessioned plant has a small metal tag attached on its south side. These labels include the plant's name, location, and accession number.
- When Ray Schulenberg and other Morton Arboretum staff members set out to recreate a prairie on an eight-acre patch of farmland 51 years ago, there were no instructions to follow.
The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program and The Morton Arboretum are pleased to announce that Helen Avalynne Tawes Garden in Annapolis, MD has been awarded a Level I Accreditation. By achieving particular standards of professional practices deemed important for arboreta and botanic gardens, Tawes Garden is now recognized as an accredited arboretum in The Morton Register of Arboreta.
- How one tree lover changed the world through planting trees.
- A library has been an important feature of the Arboretum since its beginning.
- The Community Trees Program supports towns, parks, school districts, community groups, and individuals in caring for the urban forest.
- Tree House Tales features great stories, and yes, lots of history.
- Aren’t tree houses supposed to be in trees?