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New plantings of Virginia round-leaf birch

Growing the Longenecker Horticultural Gardens Collection Arboretum News

After a two-month hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, garden staff returned to work in mid-May amid a record number of visitors enjoying the garden’s spring bloom display. Despite the…

Photo of Karen Oberhauser, UW–Madison Arboretum director

Director's Note, September 2020 Arboretum News

To the UW–Madison Arboretum Community,

A key feature of UW–Madison’s Smart Restart protocols is to promote our personal responsibility to each other. While there are diverse opinions on decisions…

Balcony featuring container native plantings

Gardening with Native Plants: Container Gardening Arboretum News

September brings the first official day of fall and noticeably shorter days for gardening. Our native plant garden tasks include trimming tall plants along paths, harvesting seed, updating species lists…