With four truly distinct seasons, the Arboretum always has something new to experience.  Sights, smells, sounds and textures are here to invigorate and rejuvenate.

The grass prairie dropseed shimmers in front seedheads of Monarda bradburiana and Salvia nemorosa in the West Meadow's Spiral.

The grass prairie dropseed shimmers in front seedheads of Monarda bradburiana and Salvia nemorosa in the West Meadow's Spiral.

Native perennials Joe Pye-weed, swamp milkweed and New York ironweed bloom in the morning mist in the Rain Garden.

Native perennials Joe Pye-weed, swamp milkweed and New York ironweed bloom in the morning mist in the Rain Garden.

Actaea racemosa, bugbane or fairy candles, lights up in the Woodland Walk.

Actaea racemosa, bugbane or fairy candles, lights up in the Woodland Walk.

Oenothera fruticosa, sundrops, blooms along the West Meadow's pond.

Oenothera fruticosa, sundrops, blooms along the West Meadow's pond.

Asclepias tuberosa, butterfly weed, attracts monarchs to the West Meadow's Entrance.

Asclepias tuberosa, butterfly weed, attracts monarchs to the West Meadow's Entrance.