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Measuring Saguaro Cactus at the Desert Botanical Garden

Celadine poppy virginia Native on exhibit at the arboretum. NATIVE PLANT SALE COMING THIS WEEKEND, April 17 & 18, 9-3 pm both days.

Native Plant Sale coming this weekend! Friday and Sat, 9am-3pm. The arboretum wildflower exhibit includes Squirrel Corn Dicentra canadensis an exquisitely lovely.... named for its yellow nodules like roots that look like kernels of corn, often eaten by squirrels. Such a lovely wildflower! Visit, events page to see partial list of wildflowers available at the sale.

The EJC Arboretum pond's Mallards enjoyed an overflowing pond yesterday.

The arboretum birding webpages are an exciting tool for birdwatchers visiting the EJC Arboretum at JMU!

Todd Slaubaugh with his bridge landscape photo, and Lynn Whitmore with her wood anemone photo, were tie winners for the March Photo Contest. Congratulations to both photographers!

Best bird watching at best public gardens.

  • EJC Arboretum at JMU
    EJC Arboretum at JMU Bird watching enthusiasts need to checkout birding at the EJC Arboretum at JMU for over 115 confirmed species sighted. The EJC Arboretum is a birding hotspot with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries Birding and Wildlife Trail System.

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    Terry LIPSCOMB

    I have this red crested woodpecker in my yard. He has been here for the past 10 years. He is beautiful!!

You’ll quickly dispel any notion of a lifeless and colorless desert landscape when visiting the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix.

Stop in the the Frances Plecker Ed Center and buy your EJC Arboretum t-shirt just in time for spring gardening. Or pick one up at the Native Plant Sale next weekend, Fri/Sat, Apr 17/18, 9-3pm.

Gray squirrels at the EJC Arboretum.

Turtles are sunning themselves at the EJC Arboretum pond once again!

JMU's EJC Arboretum hosted Envirothon with the Natural Resources Conservation Services; Departments of Environmental Quality, Forestry, Game and Inland Fisheries, Conservation and Recreation; Virginia Cooperative Extension; Chesapeake Bay Foundation; Headwaters Soil and Water Conservation District; Dominion Resources Services, Inc., Virginia Association of Soil & Water Conservation Districts, and Shenandoah Valley Soil & Water Conservation District. What a Team!

Voting is open for the March Photo Contest at the EJC Arboretum: ejcarboretum.word... Visit to enjoy beautiful photo entries. Vote for your favorite

Envirothon Competition was a success with high school students from local counties and cities participating. Best wishes to the advancing local team in theregional competition.

Enjoy an educational and enjoyable field trip with the Headwaters Chapter of the Virginia Master Naturalists. Visit for information.

Mark your calendar to shop the Native Plant Sale at the EJC Arboretum, coming soon!

Beautiful, early spring at The Oregon Garden in Silverton, OR #oregongarden

Cocktail named after Nitobe Memorial Garden | UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research #matcha #nitobe #gardendrinks

Dotted with lakes and ponds, the Humble Administrator's Garden is one of the most famous in all of China. #Suzhou #gardens #China

Oh, yes, some of the early spring bloomers are getting started!

Plan to shop the Native Plant Sale to buy native trees, shrubs and perennial Wildflowers to enhance any home or business garden! Arboretum Friends receive a discount, see for information. Or cut ad from DNR Tuesdays week of and week before for a 10% discount.

One of the Harrisonburg community's favorite Easter Egg Hunts now is open for registrations! Register here: www.surveymonkey.... or Info here:

Matt Hickey, owner of Classic Carriages, and horses Doc and Dale give Mother’s Day rides through the Edith J. Carrier Arboretum in Harrisonburg on Sunday afternoon. (Photos by Jason Lenhart)