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Our diverse collection of the genus Syringa includes nearly 375 plants of more than 165 different kinds. This means the season of bloom at the Arboretum may extend from late April into early June. more »
Located in the historical Hunnewell Building, the Arnold Arboretum Horticultural Library is a specialized collection launched in 1893 with the donation of Founding Director Charles Sargent's extensive collection. Today it houses some 25,000 volumes on plant-related topics. more »
Family walks spotlight plants, animals, and natural phenomena
Join your kids or grandkids for a field expedition in the Arboretum landscape from 11 to noon on June, 13, July 18, Aug. 15, Sept. 12, and Oct. 10. Discover nature together. more »
Paintings by Nancy Sableski
In an exhibition of new paintings on view through May 29, Manager of Children's Education Nancy Sableski combines elements of multiple Arboretum views into evocative yet imagined landscapes. more »
Discover the Arboretum in bloom!
Take a tour with a knowledgeable Arboretum docent this spring to enjoy and learn about plants in this season of renewal. Tours are offered each Saturday, Monday, and Thursday at 10:30am, and each Sunday at 1:00pm. more »
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Learn about the lindens (Tilia spp.) in a Collections Up Close event on June 21.
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