"The most common way gardeners attempt to connect with insects is by planting for butterflies. It is a noble idea... Sadly, the execution of this enterprise is so often directed by misinformation that we end up having fewer butterflies than we started with."
-Doug Tallamy, Bringing Nature Home
Warm days, laughter, nature hikes, gardening, crafts, visits to the pond, feeding the fish, playing games, cooking, making new discoveries, story time and learning. These words reflect the scenes which you encounter, as you peek behind the scenes of the Arboretum's summer camp season which is in full session.
Planting, searching for insects, learning about indigenous people, building bean teepees, creating art, that's just some of the thin...
It doesn’t feel like summer at the Arboretum without music wafting through the gardens with visitors gathered on the lawn and fireflies glinting through the rose garden. So, after a very long year without music, art, and many of our programs, we are more than excited to launch our summer season of the arts with Sounds of a Summer Night!
Bring your blankets, lawn chairs, and picnic baskets to Reeves-Reed Arboretum and celebrate the return of our summer concert series. All performa...