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  • Effort to Restore Lost Wetlands Gains Momentum

    Volunteers lend a hand to Mother Nature and Crowley Marsh.
  • Mulching for the Winter

    A layer of mulch can insulate and improve the soil.
  • Gardening in Autumn

    Wind up this year’s garden and get a start on next year’s.
  • Taking Stock of Your Landscape

    Now, at the end of the growing season, is the best opportunity to assess your garden and plan ahead as you do your last garden chores.
  • EAB Advice to Homeowners

    By the time symptoms are obvious, borers may have been at work on a tree for months or years and it may be too late to stop them. Treating while an ash tree still seems healthy may forestall an infestation.
  • Where have all the Ashes gone?

    Where did the emerald ash borer come from? Listen to this podcast on which Andrea Dierich, Forest Pest Outreach and Survey Project Coordinator at The Morton Arboretum, explains about the origins and life cycle of this insect and how it destroys ash trees.