This year, find the perfect gift for the nature lover in your life at The Arboretum Store. Stop in or shop online and choose from thousands of unique nature-themed items. To help you check a few names off of your list, we asked Arboretum Store manager Jacqueline Fucilla for some of her top 2014 holiday gift picks.
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- Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum is here! And to make your experience the absolute best it can be, we’d love to share a few tips.
- Keeping notes (or taking pictures) is a big help in planning to improve your garden. The soil may now be frozen and the weather may be frightful, but it’s not too late to jot down your memories of what worked and what didn't in the past gardening year.
- Whether it’s hugging a juniper to watch it glow brighter or spinning a wheel to splash color across a canvas of evergreens, Illumination is a spectacle for the senses. But one feature at this year’s event will be trying hard not to catch your eye: Glowman, hidden along the Illumination trail.
- If you find yourself in the Children's Garden this month, keep your eyes open for hidden gnomes. Families can explore our Children’s Garden, peeking into Adventure Woods or traveling through the Backyard Discovery Gardens in search of these pint-sized friends.
- This Thanksgiving, consider a break from some of the traditional dishes and try your hand at these recipes straight from the culinary playbook of The Morton Arboretum's head chef Danny Ovanin. Ovanin specializes in seasonal, locally-sourced fare and previously served as the executive chef at Glen Prairie Restaurant in Glen Ellyn.