FRIDAY, JUNE 21: RRA grounds will be closed starting at 5:00 PM for the Great American Campout. The grounds will reopen at 8:00 AM on Saturday, June 22.

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Earth Day Reflections

As Earth Day approaches on Friday, April 22nd I’m taking stock of the many small ways the staff at the Arboretum celebrate earth day every day.

·       We plant gardens

·       We water certain gard...

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ART in the Garden

The countdown is on and the clock is ticking! Tickets are now on sale for Summit's most eagerly anticipated garden party – ART in the Garden®, at Reeves-Reed Arboretum, Saturday, June 5, 2021. Join your neighbors, family, and friends under the canopy of trees and stars. Sip a specialty cocktail and sample the finest fare David Ellis Events can offer and check out the wondrous live and silent auction while enjoying live music. This is just one short star away from a truly heavenly night. An...

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Extreme Gardens - An Occasional Series

I have had occasion to write elsewhere about the two gardening extremes, which I refer to as BF and SF. BF stands for brute force, and refers to a garden that achieves its goals by the application of much labor and many resources. SF stands for survival of the fittest, where the garden is established with varying degrees of design and intention, and then allowed to go its own way. Most of our gardens fall somewhere in the middle of this spectrum, but this past summer, I was lucky enough to vi...

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