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Land Care Report: Grady Tract Restoration Arboretum News

Over the last two years we have transformed the Grady Tract landscape during a major restoration project—one of the largest, if not the largest, in Arboretum history. Our main goals …

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What's Sprung in the Gardens? Arboretum News

Seemingly overnight, a number of creations have SPRUNG up among the blooming trees and shrubs in Longenecker Horticultural Gardens.

SPRUNG, a site-specific outdoor sculpture exhibit by UW Art Department students, will embellish …


Gardening with Native Plants: Keeping Up with Spring Arboretum News

In May spring gardening is at its peak, with consistently warming temperatures, long day lengths, high sun angle, workable soils, and vigorous new growth. In woodlands, early season natives bloom …

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Horticultural Garden Notes: Spring Updates Arboretum News


With their dazzling display of showy flowers, magnolias are a spring favorite in Longenecker Horticultural Gardens (LHG). Although this year’s magnolia bloom is nearly done, they remain fascinating flowering trees. As …