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  • String holiday lights with care

    The Morton Arboretum provides tips for safely decorating your yard with holiday lights this fall, taking care to avoid harming people or plants.
  • Keep watering new plants and evergreens

    Don’t forget to keep watering as the season draws to a close. It’s especially important to water evergreens and any trees, shrubs, or perennials planted within the last two years, says Sharon Yiesla, Plant Clinic assistant at The Morton Arboretum.
  • Plant protection: Pests and diseases to watch out for

    What’s your offensive garden strategy? For winning plants, keep an eye out for these pests and diseases this July.
  • Summer garden maintenance

    Keep your garden looking great with these easy maintenance tips.
  • Breeding tomorrow’s trees

    The Arboretum’s new tree breeder has his eye on the landscapes of the future.
  • Have your best garden yet

    Turn to the Plant Clinic for advice to get your garden off to a great start.