Adkins Arboretum Offers Landscape Design Workshop March 3, 2018

Register for Adkins Arboretum’s Landscape Design Workshop on Saturday, March 3, 2018 and learn how to transform your property into an attractive landscape with year-round interest and beauty. Offered again by popular demand, this all-day workshop will address typical challenges of homeowners in the Chesapeake Bay region. Five experienced landscape designers and avid gardeners will […]

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"The Scout" (top), by Baltimore artist Karen Klinedinst, is one of a trio of photographs that received first prize in Adkins Arboretum's nineteenth Juried Art Show.

Discovering the Native Landscapes of Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Adkins Arboretum’s 2018 Juried Art Show, on View through March 30, 2018

There’s a powerful sense of the spirit of the Eastern Shore in Discovering the Native Landscapes of Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Adkins Arboretum’s nineteenth annual Juried Art Show. On view in the Arboretum Visitor’s Center through March 30, the show celebrates the Arboretum’s conservation mission and captures multiple aspects of our landscapes and waterscapes, from the […]

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Adkins Arboretum Awarded Funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to Upgrade and Increase Accessibility of Living Collections Database

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has awarded funding in the amount of $25,000 to Adkins Arboretum to upgrade and increase the accessibility of its Living Collections Database. These funds were awarded through IMLS’s largest competitive grant program, Museums for America, in the category of collections stewardship. Adkins Arboretum is considered a living […]

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Photo: Ruth Clausen

Learn to Attract Pollinators February 14, 2018 with Horticulturist Ruth Clausen

Most people realize that our food supply would be compromised completely without bees, butterflies, wasps, bats and other pollinators whose very existence is threatened by climate change, decreasing habitat and pesticide use. The good news, however, is that gardens planted with native plants can help to slow the decline of these critical creatures. On Wednesday […]

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Science Programs for Homeschool Students Begin in February 2018 at Adkins Arboretum

Adkins Arboretum (RIDGELY, MD—January 17, 2018) This winter, Adkins Arboretum will offer homeschool programs for students ages 7 and up. Programs include: Hooray for Herps! Tuesdays, 2/13, 2/27, 3/13, 3/27, 4/10, 4/24 1–2:30 p.m. Enter the bizarre and fascinating world of reptiles and amphibians in this exciting, hands-on herpetology program. We’ll compare herps past and […]

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