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  • About the Artist

    Sean Kenney spent so much time playing with LEGO® toys growing up that he decided he might as well make a career of it. For more than 30 years, the artist and “professional kid” has been turning ordinary LEGO bricks into sculptures for large-scale exhibits such as the award-winning Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO bricks by Sean Kenney as well as major corporations and venues around the globe.
  • Plant Health Care Report GDD update May 8, 2015

    Plant Health Care Report Growing Degree Day update for May 8, 2015.
  • NEWS RELEASE: THREATENED TREES TAKE THE SPOTLIGHT AS THE MORTON ARBORETUM HOSTS WEEKEND OF SPECIAL EVENTS

    The Morton Arboretum is recognizing Endangered Species Day, Friday, May 15, and Plant Conservation Day, Monday, May 18, with four days of specially-themed activities and programs.
  • BLOOM REPORT: AS OF MAY 1, 2015

    Each spring, trees, shrubs, bulbs and wildflowers bloom throughout the The Morton Arboretum’s 1,700 acres. Ed Hedborn, Manager of Plant Records, reports on what’s blooming each week throughout the season. For the latest updates on what’s blooming at the Arboretum, call the Bloom 'n Color Hotline at 630-719-7955.
  • New study from The Morton Arboretum reveals Chicagoans' take on trees

    Chicago and its seven surrounding counties have more than 150 million trees – trees that make our communities healthier, more sustainable and more beautiful. Yet Chicago-area trees are under threat, with one of every five parkway trees likely to soon be destroyed by the emerald ash borer beetle.