Monthly Archives: January 2020

Botanical Names

The Arboretum is not just a pretty garden: it is a botanic garden that trials new and old varieties. Some flourish and so do not. They are not failures, but demonstrate that certain plants do not survive here. Botanical Names … Continue reading

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Garden Tips – Winter Work

Outside in the Garden Neaten up the garden and edge beds. Rake soil and scatter collected seeds. Make notes as to plants to replace and areas to fill in this spring. Place pines and other evergreens prunings (except holly that … Continue reading

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In the Arboretum: The Beauty of Bark

The Arboretum is bursting when bloom from spring through fall, but have you ever looked at the color and texture of the Arboretum in the winter? To most, the winter garden is dreary and lacking all color, but a closer … Continue reading

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