Blog - March 2012
The new leaves and catkins on the Weeping Willow (Salix babylonica) hang on gracefully in the Spring winds. The willow is one of the first trees to bear leaves in the Spring.
Cornelian Cherry Dogwood (Cornus mas) is abound with yellow flowers.
The crocus remind us spring is almost here.
The Christmas Rose (Helleborus niger) blooms like a symphony of flowers.
The 4 acre tallgrass prairie at the Iowa Arboretum allows visitors to experience the landscape that was prevalent in Iowa in the 1800's.
The physical geography of the woodland area is amazing with the many changes in elevation. Find relief at the Iowa Arboretum.