Golden larches never disappoint

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

The marvelous maples

by Jacob Grossman, Putnam Fellow
November 17, 2019

Don’t forget about plants after the leaves fall

by Benjamin E. Goulet-Scott and Jacob S. Suissa
November 6, 2019

Fall groundwork

by Jonathan Damery, Associate Editor of Arnoldia
October 31, 2019

Gearing up for winter in the Arboretum landscape

by Rachel Brinkman, Assistant Manager of Horticulture
October 29, 2019

Gearing up for winter in the Arboretum landscape

path work Bussey Hill

As beautiful autumn days filled with bright sunshine and colorful leaves rapidly come to a close, the Arboretum horticulture crew works hard throughout November to prepare for winter. It’s easy to imagine the Arboretum’s large landscape that is filled with trees, shrubs, and vines makes for many leaves falling and covering the ground at this […]

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Walkways to biodiversity

by Jared Rubinstein, Living Collections Fellow
October 22, 2019

Absorbing nature and finding inner peace through ‘Forest Bathing’ at the Arnold Arboretum

by Chris Citorik for WBUR
October 17, 2019

A NACPEC expedition in North America: Part 6

by Jared Rubinstein, Living Collections Fellow
October 15, 2019

A NACPEC expedition in North America: Part 6

Staff from the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University and colleagues from the North America-China Plant Exploration Consortium are embarking this fall on a plant collecting trip in the Appalachian Mountains region, the conservation partnership’s first expedition in North America in its 30-year history. Our intrepid explorers—Head of Horticulture Andrew Gapinski, Propagator Sean Halloran, and Living […]

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Yes, there are a lot of acorns on the ground this season. Here’s why.

by Steve Annear for the Boston Globe
October 4, 2019

Boosting Life Science Education for Public Schools

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
September 27, 2019

Boosting Life Science Education for Public Schools

School Programs Dig Deeper

In October, students from around Boston return to our landscape as our fall school programs begin. For over three decades, the Arnold Arboretum has offered free science programs for pre-school and elementary students from Greater Boston’s public schools as a part of our educational mission. Our Field Studies Experiences emphasize inquiry and hands-on learning with […]

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