VISIT & explore

Articles and stories


  • Look beyond spring bloom

    Think ahead in spring and plant shrubs you can enjoy all year long.
  • Choose plants to safeguard woodlands

    It’s the gardener’s prerogative to decide what to plant. But what we don’t plant is important too.
  • Drying out and getting back to blooming

    Quick thinking and hard work have helped The Morton Arboretum move on from record flooding.
  • The Stories Behind the Tributes

    As you explore the Arboretum, have you ever paused in front of a tribute marker and wondered at the story behind that tree, bench, brick, or book?
  • Celebrate, Honor, and Remember

    Spring is a time to celebrate. As Mother’s and Father’s Day, weddings, anniversaries, graduations and the like draw near, it can be difficult to pick out just the right gift. This year, consider a tribute gift: a unique way to celebrate special occasions.
    Choose from a list of existing trees that the Arboretum has available for dedication.
  • Best Spring Hikes

    Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Arboretum’s spring landscape with these wonderful walks.