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Gardening with Native Plants: Summer Begins

Long day length, warm spring temperatures, and the first day of summer are among the highlights of gardening in June. This month brings exuberant plant growth, flowering, nesting birds, seedlings,…


Outdoor Events Resume with New Nature Spaces for Learning and Exploration

In-person educational events resume outdoors beginning in June, with some precautions in place. In addition, we are excited to announce two new educational spaces for nature-based enjoyment and learning.…

'Autumn Purple' white ash, view from Longenecker Horticultural Gardens

Horticultural Garden Notes: Spring 2021

Goodbye to a Special Tree

On March 1 we said goodbye to a special tree, a native white ash (Fraxinus americana) cultivar named ‘Autumn Purple’ that stood just north of…