Arboretum News

Arb Links, vol. 24

Read about the Arboretum in the news.

COVID-19 Update: The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is open in a limited capacity. Find updates and information here.

Hosta Glade on July 21. Photo by Liz Potasek.

Read about the Arboretum in the news:

Near perfect growing weather creating ‘one of the best gardening seasons ever’ (KARE-11, July 17)

Arboretum’s Alan Branhagen on increased gardening interest (WCCO News Talk 830, July 22)

Get to Know your Native Plants (Midwest Home, July 20)

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Nominated as Best Botanical Garden (Minnesota Daily, July 15)

USA Today Best Botanical Gardens 2020 results: The Arboretum came in third place (USA Today, July 16)

The Arboretum’s annual garden features red and pink this year. Photo by Richard Bachrach.

Catch up on the Arboretum’s blog:

-Children’s Activities: Green Play Yard at Home (July 16) and Tree Faces (July 23)

-Notes from Minnesota Master Naturalists: Versatility in Pollination (July 12) and Forest, Prairie and Wetland Drive (July 21)

New Arboretum Bike Trail (July 15)

Lucky Buckeyes (July 17)

Call for Submissions: Scarecrows in the Gardens (July 21)

The Midwest Plant Primer (July 22)

Belamcanda Chinensis Blackberry Lily on July 7 at the Arboretum. Photo by Liz Potasek.

Stories of interest from our University of Minnesota partners:

Invasive lily leaf beetle found in Minnesota (Yard & Garden News, July 13)

Happy National Moth Week! (Bell Museum, July 16)

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