The Arboretum Grounds, including the Visitors Center and all trails, will close at 12 noon on Saturday, October 24 for our Oktoberfest. Please join us!

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What's Beautiful Now? August 2016

August is upon us and with it brings not only the hum of Dog Day Cicadas (Tibicen canicularis), but  fabulous summer flowers and the bugs who love them.  The Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) has kindly allowed me to use it as a model in many of the following shots.

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Big Yellow Taxi

They took all the trees
Put 'em in a tree museum
And they charged the people
A dollar and a half just to see 'em

-Joni Mitchell, Big Yellow Taxi

We don't charge people to see the trees at Reeves-Reed Arboretum (although a dollar and a half seems pretty cheap). We really are a tree museum, though. I mention that for two reasons – first of all, we have some really cool trees and plants here, and we're adding to the coll...

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ART in the Garden Gala 2016

The Arboretum is in a flurry of activity as we get ready for ART in the Garden 2016.  Garden sculptures are being installed throughout the grounds, art work is being hung in the Wisner House Gallery, tons of plants are being added to the flower beds and borders, and auction items are coming through the door.

ART in the Garden is the Arboretum's eagerly anticipated annual garden party and largest fu...

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