A truth universally acknowledged

by Sheryl White, Coordinator of Visitor Engagement
June 14, 2019

Notes from the field – a Japanese maple in May

by Michael Dosmann, Keeper of the Living Collections
June 10, 2019

Notes from the field – a Japanese maple in May

Several mature Acer pycnanthum (left side) growing among other broadleaved trees in Sendanbayashi – note the grayish-green leaves

Most of the temperate trees and shrubs that grow in the Arnold Arboretum’s living collections ripen their fruits in late summer or autumn. As a result, expeditions to wild places to collect seed take place around the same time. Unfortunately, this means our collections may lack species whose fruits are ripe for the picking much […]

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Flowering time in Viburnum

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
June 7, 2019

The buzz on bees

by Brendan Keegan, Arboretum Gardener
June 4, 2019

Science in the schoolyard

by Ana Maria Caballero, Nature Education Specialist
May 28, 2019

Science in the schoolyard

Mission Hill playground

More than a dozen Boston Public School teachers and area educators participated in a two-day professional development institute hosted by the Arnold Arboretum and the Museum of Science, in collaboration with the Friends of the Boston Schoolyards. Science in the Schoolyard—Teaching Science Standards With Outdoor Spaces aimed to help teachers see the power of outdoor […]

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Spruce cone colors at peak

by William (Ned) Friedman, Director of the Arnold Arboretum
May 18, 2019

A Worm Named Peanut

by Ana Maria Caballero, Nature Education Specialist
May 17, 2019

Songwriter carries more than one tune

by Deborah Blackwell, Marketing & Communications Specialist
May 14, 2019

‘Pride and Prejudice’ coming to the Arnold Arboretum

by Deborah Blackwell, Marketing & Communications Specialist
May 13, 2019

Predicting early spring budburst with genetics against a climate change backdrop

by phys.org/The University of Montreal
May 8, 2019