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  • Help your Christmas tree live on

    If you make sure your Christmas tree is recycled into mulch or compost to improve soil and protect plants, you’ll know it didn’t go to waste.
  • Know before you glow

    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.
  • Planning for next year’s garden

    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.
  • Introducing Glowman

    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.
  • Set the table for Thanksgiving with dishes from the Arboretum's new head chef

    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.
  • Bring autumn beauty indoors

    Your own backyard can provide a bounty of beauty for autumn decorating, including a centerpiece for the Thanksgiving table.