Arboretum News

Arb Links, vol. 35

Catch up on Arboretum news.

COVID-19 Update: All members and visitors need to make a reservation in advance of their visit to the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Find updates and information here.

An ice sculpture by artist Jennifer Hedberg that was featured in Winter Lights earlier this season. Photo by Jason Boudreau-Landis.

Read about the Arboretum in the news:

A new way of walking. (Star Tribune, Dec. 12)

Light shows, virtual ballets and yes, Dickens: A pandemic guide to holiday festivities. (Minnesota Public Radio, Dec. 16)

Stay cozy in your car and and explore these area light shows. (Southwest News Media, Dec. 11)

How a Twin Cities Artist Makes Ice Luminarias — And You Can, too. (Midwest Living, Oct. 20)

Check Out Holiday Light Displays By Car at These Drive-Through Events. (Forbes, Dec. 21)

Cedar Waxwing from “At Home for the Winter” blog post. Photo by Holly Einess.

Catch up on the Arboretum blog and other media:

The Nature of Gratitude. (Dec. 16)

Kids Activity: Winter in a Bottle. (Dec. 17)

-Nature Notes from Minnesota Master Naturalists: A Winter for Exploration… And Reflection (Dec. 21) and At Home for the Winter (Dec. 14).

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Seed Catalog Season! Take stock of last year’s garden, and plan what you’ll grow next year as you browse seed catalogs. Pictured: Fall Harvest in the Home Demonstration Gardens in 2015. Photo by Mark MacLennan.

Stories of interest from our University partners:

Cozy up with a seed catalog. (Yard and Garden News, Dec. 16)

Gift ideas for your favorite green thumb. (Yard and Garden News, Dec. 16)

How to tuck in your strawberries for the winter. (Yard and Garden News, Dec. 17)

Findings in the University of Minnesota Herbarium: Connecticut Charter Oak Leaf. (Bell Museum Blog, Dec. 12)

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