“garden of ideas”
to sustain the body, enchant the eye, and soothe the spirit

Plan Your Visit

Find directions, information on parking, tours, and view an interactive map.

Spring Celebration

Join us Sunday, March 18 at 4 pm at the Lang Performing Arts Center to hear Paul W. Meyer, the 2018 recipient of the Scott Medal and Award, speak about his  passion for horticulture, commitment to sustainability, and exploration of the world in search of good garden plants.

Find a Plant with the Arboretum Navigator

Locate woody plants (shrubs & trees), dedicated benches, and create personalized tours using our searchable database.

From Our Blog: Garden Seeds

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