Fall Festival and Plant Sale

Saturday, October 1 (10am - 4pm) - Where better to honor the start of autumn than The Dawes Arboretum? Celebrate the harvest season with an enjoyable family event that explores homesteading techniques and seasonally appropriate gardening tips.

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Daweswood House Museum Tours

Friday through Sunday (12 pm, 2pm) - Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders, the late Beman and Bertie Dawes. See and hear the history behind antiques and memorabilia from the Dawes family. Open now through October.

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Weddings at The Arboretum

Whether you are looking for a garden ceremony site or an indoor reception venue, we have just the place for you! Our meticulously maintained gardens provide the perfect backdrop for your event with accommodations for up to 100 guests.

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From The Blog...

David Brandenburg

E Pluribus Unum (“Out of Many, One)

David Brandenburg, Taxonomic Botanist Looking out at your backyard one morning, you count some dozen and a half dandelions in bloom.  The actual number of individual dandelion flowers in your yard is surprisingly much greater than your visual estimate.  That’s because dandelions belong to the “composite” family of plants (Asteraceae, a.k.a. Compositae), sometimes called the […]

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