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Creating Community Partnership with GRACE

It is said that gardening creates community. And this pleasant saying rings true each time that I tend and nurture a growing garden.

Oftentimes, as I’m tending the Children’s Square Foot Garden in front of the Mary Reinhart Stackhouse Education Center, I get many curious onlookers who are interested in what’s growing. Ultimately, they ask what’s my role at the Arboretum – they wonder whether I’m on staff or am I a volunteer?  My answer is always the same - I tell t...

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Spotted Lanternflies

By now you have probably become all too familiar with the latest invasive pest affecting the trees and plants of the mid-Atlantic region - the Spotted Lanternfly, Lycorma delicatula.

The insect is a striking and some might say quite beautiful invasive planthopper that is native to Asia, mainly China, India, and Vietnam. It has since become established in South Korea, Japan, and the US. Only first discovered i...

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Fields of Wonder

Fields of Wonder: A Celebration of Nature and the Arts

This summer marks the 7th year that BOLD Arts and RRA have teamed up to offer another exciting week of performing arts camp! This camp week, for campers ages 5 to 11 years old, is led by NYC teaching artists and utilizes the beautiful grounds of Reeves-Reed Arboretum.

 

BOLD Arts is a leading creative dance and arts program based in the tri-state area (bold-arts.com). Co-foun...

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