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  • Gardening year begins in winter with learning, planning and shopping

    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.
  • TreeKeepers help local community in the wake of emerald ash borer

    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.
  • Arbor Day Plant Sale frequently asked questions

    Arbor Day Plant Sale 2016 frequently asked questions.
  • How to read a plant label

    Each accessioned plant has a small metal tag attached on its south side. These labels include the plant's name, location, and accession number.
  • NEWS RELEASE: MORTON ARBORETUM COMMUNITY OUTREACH VISITS HELP PROTECT NORTHERN ILLINOIS TREES

    LISLE, Ill. (February 3, 2014) – To help communities effectively plan, manage and care for trees, the Morton Arboretum’s Community Trees Program is holding a series of outreach visits in cities across northern Illinois. Over the next few months, representatives from the Community Trees Program will offer workshops and resources to more than 50 cities to help provide guidance to ensure proper planning and maintenance for area trees.
  • 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.