Arboretum News

Arb Links, vol. 37

Catch up on the Arboretum in the 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.

“A Quiet Place to Sit,” by Michael Borg was named “Best in Show” in the Arboretum Photographers Society online virtual show.

Read about the Arboretum in the news:

Local artists’ work featured in IDS Crystal Court Makeover; ALSO: Peyton Scott Russell solo show opens at the Reedy Gallery. (MinnPost, Jan. 14)

Flora and Fauna: Life at the Arboretum. (, Jan. 15)

Peyton Scott Russell installing “Breakout Creations: DASKARONE Art of Graffiti,” which is on display through March 14 in the Reedy Gallery.

Catch up on the Arboretum blog and other media:

Time-lapse video of Peyton Scott Russell installing “Breakout Creations: DASKARONE Art of Graffiti” in the Reedy Gallery. (posted Jan. 20)

Mary Meyer: Patron Saint of Ornamental Grasses. (Jan. 13)

Arboretum Dwarf Conifers Provide Winter Beauty. (Jan. 15)

Kids Activities: Ice Wreath (Jan. 21) and Rainbow Snow (Jan. 14)

-Minnesota Master Naturalists: Making Tracks – Marking Tracks (Jan. 18) and Winter Wonder and Whimsy (Jan. 11)

A frosty January day in 2021. Photo by Jason Boudreau-Landis.

Stories of interest from our University partners:

-New resource: Lighting for indoor plants and starting seeds (University of Minnesota Extension)

Native grasses book now available free online. (Yard & Garden News, Jan. 12)

Adopt a few new practices to start your gardening year off right. (Yard & Garden News, Jan. 12)

Winter is time to prune grapevines. (Yard & Garden News, Jan. 12)

Turning plants into everyday products. (University of Minnesota Foundation Legacy Magazine, Winter 2021)

UMN researchers partner with Latinx farmers to explore chili pepper viability in MN. (The Minnesota Daily, Jan. 20)

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