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Group on tree walk
September 10, 2013
We are seeking volunteer docents who are interested in providing interpretion of our greenhouse and garden collections and facilities for visitors. For more information,...
May 8, 2013
Check this video of our Venus Fly-trap winning an engagement with a poor spider. Please forgive the cheers as we just couldn’t help ourselves. Good Romans, we, thumbs...
Our event space is set up for the study of plants.
April 2, 2013
We host several class labs here at Marsh Botanical Garden. This semester EEB 223, Evolution, Functional Traits and the Tree of Life, with Marta Wells is here today, Wednesday...
Our small grove of Bald Cypress, 6 years old, is just coming into its own.
December 12, 2012

Taxodium distichum and Acer palmatum

Most of the leaves have fallen, but there are an amazing number of ‘hangers-on,’ including our two plants this week. I was remarking recently about the late leaf drop this...
December 11, 2012
One of our fine old Purple-leafed Beech trees has declined to the point that removal is necessary. This tree, overhanging the parking lot to Marsh Hall, has been in decline...
Itea 'Saturnalia' has multiple color combinations on the plant at once.
October 31, 2012

Liquid Sunshine: Virginia Sweetspire, Itea virginica

            So fall color is variable, we get that. The weather is a big factor, soil chemistry and insect predation enter in and of course genetics have a say as well.  Just...

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