Ask an Expert! Orchids at Hoyt Arboretum

Hoyt Arboretum is known for trees, not orchids. We don’t have fancy greenhouses to grow tropical epiphytic orchids. Nor do we have deep, complex older-growth forests that might have our native terrestrial orchids, such as calypso orchids (Calypso bulbosa), coralroots (Corallorhiza spp.), or twayblades (Neottia spp.). The grounds of Hoyt Arboretum, however, do have three … Read more Ask an Expert! Orchids at Hoyt Arboretum

Stewardship at Home: Remove Invasive Species from Your Backyard

If you’ve ever volunteered on a Hoyt Arboretum stewardship crew, you know that a lot of effort goes into invasive species removal. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we won’t be able to pull English ivy or remove blackberry at the Arboretum for Earth Day this year, but there are still ways you can help … Read more Stewardship at Home: Remove Invasive Species from Your Backyard

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