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Plant Talks

Plant talks will be held at the west end of Pavilion I. The following half hour presentations will be followed by a “walk-about” through the plant sale to highlight recommended plants:

10-10:30    “Tough Plants,” by Mark Canney, Park Planner and Urban Designer for Lincoln Parks and Recreation

11-11:30    “Gardening 101: I’ve got my plants, now what?” by Justin Evertson, Green Infrastructure Coordinator for the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum

12-12:30    “Brighten the Corners of Your Landscape with Container Gardening” by Terri James, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Agronomy & Horticulture, Nebraska Extension Educator

Opportunities to Learn & Grow

Nebraska Statewide Arboretum offers numerous ways to expand your knowlege.
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Wildflower Week

Nebraska Statewide Arboretum serves as coordinator for statewide Wildflower Week activities, bringing together organizations and individuals across the state who recognize the value of wildflowers – for their beauty, hardiness, sense of place and their value to pollinators and the broader environment. Learn More


Brown-bag presentations are held the first Thursday of every month in UNL's Keim Hall Room 150. Bring your lunch if you like and enjoy these free information sessions. Learn More