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  • Construction begins at South Farm

    As part of the Growing Brilliantly Campaign, the Arboretum is constructing new facilities at South Farm, a staff work area located to the southwest of the Visitor Center.
  • Warm spells don’t mean it’s time to garden

    Early spring in Chicago often brings spells of warm weather. But that doesn’t mean it’s time to start gardening, says Doris Taylor, Plant Clinic manager at The Morton Arboretum.
  • Watch out for winter burn

    As spring arrives, you may start to notice brown patches on some evergreen shrubs. They’re likely to become more noticeable against the green of the garden as leaves open on other plants.
  • Poems for Tree Lovers

    February is a time for love and poetry. So we thought we’d share some of our favorite poetry about the love of trees.

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  • Gifts for a gardener

    Drop by The Arboretum Store at The Morton Arboretum to find a distinctive, inspiring, or useful gift for your favorite gardener for the 2015 holiday season.
  • The Arboretum embarks on a project to renew the DuPage River

    Visitors to The Morton Arboretum in November and December will likely start to see something that has been hidden for years: the banks of the DuPage River.