Category Archives: Plants

Nature Programs for October 20, 2018

Saturday, October 20  Nature for Kids at 10 am Saturday, October 20  How Not to Get Lost in the Woods at 2 pm Advertisements

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Weekend Programs for October 18-19, 2014

Saturday, October 18  Nature for Kids @ 10 am Saturday, October 18  Guided Canoe Tour @ 2-4 pm (pre-register) Sunday, October 19  Sunday Nature Program @ 11 am Sunday, October 19 Yoga and Nature @ 2:30-4:30 pm

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Pine Needle Basketry Class

The Arboretum will be holding a class on pine needle basketry on Saturday, June 26 from 1-4pm.  All supplies are provided by the site and participants will learn the basic techniques needed to complete a basket. This program is open to … Continue reading

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Baldcypress Trail

Since Chicot lake was drawn down a few feet our little cove has dried out and left pockets of water.  We have seen a couple of young alligators hanging out in there along with many birds, a few snakes and a turtle. … Continue reading

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Louisiana Irises

The Louisiana Irises are blooming now at the Arboretum.  There are three good places to see them. We have a nice variety planted around the Caroline Dormon Lodge or you could take the Wetland Trail or the Walker Branch Trail … Continue reading

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The Dogwoods are blooming!

 Birds are singing. Flowers are blooming. The forest is green again and everything is covered in pollen. Spring has officially begun. We have quite a few plants blooming right now. Here are just a few: Flowering Dogwood, Crabapple, Parsley Hawthorn, Mayapple, … Continue reading

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Answer to Quiz #2

Horsesugar Leaf Gall Let me explain. A gall is an abnormal growth on a plant caused by a fungus, bacteria, insects or mites. This gall is called Exobasidium and its caused by a fungus that attacks the new leaves of Horsesugar (Symplocos tinctoria).  … Continue reading

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