Secret scents

by Jonathan Damery, Editor of Arnoldia
June 27, 2020

Tournament of Trees

by Ana Maria Caballero, Nature Education Specialist
June 18, 2020

Tournament of Trees

Liriodendron tulipifera x chinense 147-2000-A

2020 Arnold Arboretum Tournament of Trees The Arnold Arboretum has, at last count, over 15,000 individual plants in its collection of which 8,325 are trees! These represent over 2,000 species of trees that have been carefully documented, many of which are of significant historical and botanical importance. Our visitors probably know a few species by […]

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Black-capped chickadees, from egg to airborne

by Brendan Keegan, Gardener
June 8, 2020

Black-capped chickadees, from egg to airborne

Nestlings at two weeks plus

Black-capped chickadees are a beloved fixture at the Arboretum, one of our common year-round residents and the state bird of Massachusetts. Visitors can easily observe them flitting through the branches, often in small groups during fall and winter and in pairs during spring and summer. In Boston, black-capped chickadees begin searching for nest cavities around […]

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A Concise Chronicle of Propagation

by Matthew Caulkins, Web Applications Program Manager
June 3, 2020

A Concise Chronicle of Propagation

First page of article from Arnoldia 74-1

In the third of four articles about the Arnold Arboretum’s Campaign for the Living Collection, Enzenbacher and Alexander describe the process of shepherding new accessions from the greenhouse bench to final production nurseries.

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A Global Resource for Information About Plants

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
June 1, 2020

A Global Resource for Information About Plants

library dig deeper

The Arnold Arboretum serves humanity as a premier destination for deepening understanding and appreciation of the plant kingdom. The Horticultural Library contributes significantly to this mission, stewarding a research collection of some 25,000 volumes on botany, horticulture, urban forestry, and more. The Library also houses the Arnold Arboretum Archives, which preserves and shares the Arboretum’s […]

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Name the shades

by Jonathan Damery, Editor of Arnoldia
May 29, 2020

Diana Oh’s CLAIRVOYANCE: Tree Planting Installation at the Arboretum

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
May 27, 2020

Welcome back, bonsai!

by Adi Shafir, Public Programs Assistant
May 20, 2020

Five printmakers find inspiration at the Arboretum

by Sheryl White, Coordinator of Visitor Engagement
May 8, 2020

Arboretum Haiku & You

by Sheryl White, Coordinator of Visitor Engagement
April 28, 2020

Arboretum Haiku & You

Arboretum Haiku & You View the full gallery Can you Haiku? Take a Haiku Hike, write a Haiku, and send it to the Arnold Arboretum for a special online exhibit! Haiku, a form of Japanese poetry, lends itself beautifully to the observation and recording of nature. It is made up of just a few words […]

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