arboretum arboretum  /ˌɑr bə ˈri təm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a facility where trees and shrubs are cultivated for exhibition

Usage(s):

  1. The University of Washington's arboretum is a lush, tree-planted, 260-acre park built by WPA, west of Seattle's exclusive Broadmoor district.
  2. Gallery and Foundation are not interchangeable; the arboretum and its contents are as integral to the foundation as is the gallery and its contents.
  3. Beman preferred to find strange new trees and shrubs for his arboretum near Columbus, Ohio.

News

  1. Minnesota arboretum builds 3-mile fence to keep out deer

    Human neighbors aren’t happy about the structure of the U Arboretum fence, designed to keep the plants, trees and gardens from becoming a free buffet for nocturnal intruders.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  2. Specializing in the outdoors at Morton Arboretum

    When people talk about the Morton Arboretum, the too easily overlooked west suburban woodland preserve and living laboratory, summer is not the first season that falls from their tongues or springs to their minds.        
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Chicago Tribune

  3. Morton Arboretum CEO honored by public gardens group

    Gerard T. Donnelly, president and CEO of The Morton Arboretum in Lisle, is the 2013 recipient of the most prestigious honor conferred by the American Public Gardens Association. The Honorary Life Member Award recognizes his ongoing leadership roles in furthering the mission of the public garden realm, meritorious service to the association, and uncommon devotion to the field of public ...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Daily Herald

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Quotes

  1. Hucknall said: "As we had such fun performing a solo forest show at Westonbirt Arboretum, we decided it would be great to play all the forest concert venues around the country in 2010. It is a fantastic experience for a band to play in these unique...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Mick Hucknall Source: Scarborough Today

  2. "Together with professional arborists, we have been proactive in searching for the ALB in major areas like the Arboretum," he added. "These areas will again be searched by the US Department of Agriculture and, combined with a community...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Thomas Menino Source: AHN | All Headline News

  3. "We're talking the Arboretum, we're talking Northlake Mall, we're talking downtown Charlotte, we're talking every neighborhood -- public and private schools," said Mayor Pat McCrory.
    on Oct 20, 2009 By: Pat McCrory Source: WSOCtv.com

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