Posts Tagged ‘ Nebraska Statewide Arboretum ’

Wildflowers talk kicks off new brown bag series

May 28th, 2014 | By | Category: 2014, Arts & Entertainment, Issue, May 22

A brown bag series exploring all things outdoors opens with a noon, June 5 presentation in Keim Hall, room 150. The free talk, “Wildflowers that Knock Our Socks Off,” will be led by Bob Henrickson of the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum. Each presentation is offered at noon and repeated at 6 p.m. the same day in […]

Annual Spring Affair plant sale is April 26

Apr 24th, 2014 | By | Category: 2014, April 24, Arts & Entertainment, Issue

Spring Affair, the Midwest’s largest gardening event, is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 26 at the Lancaster Event Center, 4100 N. 84th St. More than 500 different varieties of plants will be offered at the day-long plant sale, with educational talks, “talk-abouts” and garden vendors all under the same roof. The 2014 theme, “Plants […]

Spring Affair is April 23

Apr 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Arts & Entertainment, March 31

Spring Affair, the Midwest’s largest plant sale, celebrates its 25th anniversary, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., April 23 at the Lancaster Event Center, 84th Street and Havelock Avenue. Sponsored by the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum, the sale offers more than 900 plant varieties to area gardeners. The plants — ranging from perennials, herbs and native plants […]

Nebraska Statewide Arboretum seeks stories on love of plants

Dec 10th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, December 10, 2009, Issue

Gardeners’ reflections on the people who passed on their love of plants are being collected for the 2010 Spring Affair newsletter, which is mailed annually to more than 10,000 gardeners. “For many gardeners, their interest in plants came about through a particular person,” said Karma Larsen, editor of the Spring Affair Newsletter, “and often their […]

Campus program awards tree grants

Nov 11th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, November 12, 2009

The Nebraska Statewide Arboretum, Inc. awarded tree-planting grants of more than $200,000 to 27 projects in 23 Nebraska communities as part of the 2009 Trees for Nebraska Towns grant project. An additional $25,000 was awarded under the TNT Affiliates grant program to four other projects, which, in addition to planting trees, will evaluate plant adaptability, […]

Jacobshagen journal exhibition opens Oct. 7

Sep 25th, 2008 | By | Category: Arts & Entertainment, September 25, 2008

“Journals of the Days,” an exhibition that explores the artistic process of landscape painter Keith Jacobshagen, opens at Sheldon Museum of Art Oct. 7 and will be on view through Nov. 30. Organized by the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum in celebration of its 30th anniversary, the exhibition is composed of 20 reproduced images from Jacobshagen’s journals. […]

Artists win botanical print competition

Sep 25th, 2008 | By | Category: Arts & Entertainment, September 25, 2008

Artist renditions of two GreatPlants prairie natives won the botanical print competition sponsored annually by Nebraska Statewide Arboretum. The traditional botanical print winner was Becky Uhler of Washington with her illustration of the early-blooming prairie smoke or Geum triflorum. Gretchen Peters of Gering won the award for her interpretation of Prairie Gold quaking aspen. There […]

‘Hero for the Planet’ lecture is Oct. 11

Sep 25th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, September 25, 2008

Peter Raven, internationally honored plant scientist and leader in conservation and sustainable development, will be in Lincoln Oct. 10 to help celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum. Honored by Time magazine as a “Hero for the Planet,” Raven has headed the Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis since 1971, nurturing it into […]