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  • Golden days on the prairie

    Late summer is the best time to enjoy the Schulenberg Prairie, and imagine what the Illinois landscape was like when the settlers arrived in this rippling sea of grasses and other plants.
  • 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.
  • Breeding tomorrow’s trees

    The Arboretum’s new tree breeder has his eye on the landscapes of the future.
  • Science in the summer

    The growing season is a time for the Arboretum’s researchers to grow knowledge.
  • Have your best garden yet

    Turn to the Plant Clinic for advice to get your garden off to a great start.
  • Look beyond spring bloom

    Think ahead in spring and plant shrubs you can enjoy all year long.