Entries Tagged as 'Arboretum'

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Building an Arboretum

I read with pleasure the comment from Dan Murgor that he is building an Arboretum to help our planet. What is an Arboretum? According to the definition in the Merrium-Webster dictionary it is “a place where trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants are cultivated for scientific and educational purposes “though many definitions say it is just […]

Monday, November 19th, 2012

Help Save the Planet- Build an Arboretum

Arboretum by Pictoscribe – Home again If you would love your community to have more greenery, a pretty space with plantings- perhaps you could start a community arboretum. If one thinks that starting an arboretum in your town or city can’t be done on a small scale, think again. A new arboretum was recently started […]

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

Giving Thanks on Thanksgiving for Gardens

On Thanksgiving Day, this GardenLady likes to not only enjoy the feast with family and friends, but she likes to think of the day as a day of giving thanks, of sitting around the dinner table and sharing with family and friends the things that are meaningful for which each person is grateful. TheGardenLady wants […]

Friday, August 21st, 2009

Plant Sale at Scott Arboretum at Swarthmore College (Sept 11-Sept 13)

A plant sale is coming up that you don’t want to miss. This sale will be held on Fri., Sept.11 through Sun. Sept. 13 at the Scott Arboretum on Swarthmore College’s campus. Even if you don’t want to buy any of the hundreds of varieties of perennials, trees, shrubs, vines or houseplants, you will enjoy […]