Compass plants sprouting in a tray of plastic pots

Compass plants sprouting in a tray of pots (Photo: Dana Janusz)

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Land Care Report: Growing Native Plants for Restoration Arboretum News

An old greenhouse, which has not been used to grow plants in several years, occupies the south-facing section of the Arboretum’s lab building, east of the Visitor Center. It had…

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Gardening with Native Plants: Rain Gardens Arboretum News

March is a month of change – from winter to spring, from cool temperatures to warmer, from frozen soil to early mud season. So far, winter 2024 has brought strong contrasts…

Encaustic painting of a coneflower seedhead on a background of warm colors and pattern.

Art on View: Patterns and Seasonality of Wisconsin Arboretum News

“Patterns and Seasonality of Wisconsin,” encaustic mixed-media paintings by Karen Faller, will be on view in the Steinhauer Trust Gallery in March and April.

Faller’s paintings focus on iconic Wisconsin…

Aldo Leopold writing outside on a bench at the shack with dog lying in the grass at his feet.

Arboretum Hosts "Madison Reads Leopold: Voices of a Land Ethic" to Celebrate Aldo Leopold Weekend, March 2–3 Arboretum News

In honor of Aldo Leopold Weekend, the UW–Madison Arboretum will host a community reading of A Sand County Almanac and writings by other environmental thinkers on Saturday, March 2, 2024,…