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Buckets of seed collected at Hub City Bog

Buckets of seed collected at Hub City Bog (Photo: Chris Kregel)

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Land Care Report: Seed Collection Bolsters Restorations

Invasive species management, tree and brush removal, and prescribed fire are three major components of our restoration work at the Arboretum, and so I’ve written a lot about them over…

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Native plant garden colonnade in snow

Gardening with Native Plants: Winter Planning

January is, on average, our coldest month of the year. It may bring significant snow and several days of extreme cold. Gardens are dormant, save for winter resident birds and…

A family of sandhill cranes visits the children's activity area

Horticultural Garden Notes: Creating the Children’s Activity Area

Shortly after coming to the Arboretum in 2015, I recognized the potential in a roughly one-acre area bordering the Longenecker Horticultural Gardens that had long been used as a weed…

Painting depicting a boy lying in the grass looking at the sky

Art on View: Altruistic Nature

“Altruistic Nature,” paintings by Jen Salt, will be on view in the Steinhauer Trust Gallery in January and February.

The exhibit depicts Wisconsin landscapes, mostly along Highway 60 West in…