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  • Plant Health Care Report Issue 2013-15

    The Scouting Report of The Morton Arboretum for Aug 9, 2013.
  • Perfect prairie? No, but a pioneer

    When Ray Schulenberg and other Morton Arboretum staff members set out to recreate a prairie on an eight-acre patch of farmland 51 years ago, there were no instructions to follow.
  • 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 Health Care Report Issue 2013-14

    The Scouting Report of The Morton Arboretum for July 26, 2013.
  • Plant Health Care Report Issue 2013-13

    The Scouting Report of The Morton Arboretum for July 19, 2013.
  • Helen Avalynne Tawes Garden Awarded Level I Accreditation By Arbnet Arboretum Accreditation Program

    The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program and The Morton Arboretum are pleased to announce that Helen Avalynne Tawes Garden in Annapolis, MD has been awarded a Level I Accreditation. By achieving particular standards of professional practices deemed important for arboreta and botanic gardens, Tawes Garden is now recognized as an accredited arboretum in The Morton Register of Arboreta.

  • Plant Health Care Report Issue 2013-12

    The Scouting Report of The Morton Arboretum for July 12, 2013.
  • NEW ARBORETUM SCIENTIST TO ESTABLISH RESEARCH PROGRAM FOR URBAN TREES

    The Morton Arboretum welcomes a new scientist to its research staff. Dr. Jake Miesbauer joined the Arboretum on June 17 as a Research Arborist. In this newly established role, Miesbauer will help launch a new research program primarily focused on improving the health and safety of urban trees through practical topics.
  • Plant Health Care Report Issue 2013-11

    The Scouting Report of The Morton Arboretum for June 28, 2013.
  • 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.
  • THE MORTON ARBORETUM PRESIDENT AND CEO GERRY DONNELLY RECEIVES TOP HONOR FROM PROFESSIONAL GARDEN ASSOCIATION

    Dr. Gerard T. Donnelly, President and CEO of The Morton Arboretum, is the 2013 recipient of the most prestigious honor conferred by the American Public Gardens Association (APGA).
  • Plant Health Care Report Issue 2013-10

    The Scouting Report of The Morton Arboretum for June 21, 2013.
  • Plant Health Care Report Issue 2013-09

    The Scouting Report of The Morton Arboretum for June 14, 2013.
  • Plant Health Care Report Issue 2013-08

    The Scouting Report of The Morton Arboretum for June 7, 2013.
  • Plant Health Care Report Issue 2013-07

    The Scouting Report of The Morton Arboretum for May 31, 2013.
  • 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.
  • Plant Health Care Report Issue 2013-06

    The Scouting Report of The Morton Arboretum for May 24, 2013.
  • THE MORTON ARBORETUM PARTICIPATES IN BLUE STAR MUSEUMS

    As part of the annual Blue Star Museum program, The Morton Arboretum is offering free, year-round admission to active-duty service men or women with a valid ID. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 1,800 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel.
  • Plant Health Care Report Issue 2013-05

    The Scouting Report of The Morton Arboretum for May 17, 2013.