The Arboretum parking lot and Wildflower Trail will be closed all day Tuesday, October 4 for tree work.

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Spotted Lanternflies

By now you have probably become all too familiar with the latest invasive pest affecting the trees and plants of the mid-Atlantic region - the Spotted Lanternfly, Lycorma delicatula.

The insect is a striking and some might say quite beautiful invasive planthopper that is native to Asia, mainly China, India, and Vietnam. It has since become established in South Korea, Japan, and the US. Only first discovered i...

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Fields of Wonder

Fields of Wonder: A Celebration of Nature and the Arts

This summer marks the 7th year that BOLD Arts and RRA have teamed up to offer another exciting week of performing arts camp! This camp week, for campers ages 5 to 11 years old, is led by NYC teaching artists and utilizes the beautiful grounds of Reeves-Reed Arboretum.

 

BOLD Arts is a leading creative dance and arts program based in the tri-state area (bold-arts.com). Co-foun...

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To Weed It or to Keep It?

A few years ago, a friend texted me a photo like the one below, asking me if they should pull out this plant—was it a weed?—as it was growing throughout their garden beds.

I usually define a weed as plant growing in a place where humans don’t want it.*

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