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The innovative use of sedges is making a difference in the water quality of urban ponds.

Planting a tree is always a great idea, but it's also wise to put some thought into the tree selection process before you make your purchase. Consider these five top-notch but underutilized trees when you are deciding what to plant next in your yard.

Hackberry trees may be the bane of your existence, but they offer many ecological benefits.

Once a popular landscape tree, Callery pear is now considered invasive and a threat to natural landscapes.

Planting new trees is always a great idea, but let's not forget about caring for the trees we already have in our yards and neighborhoods.

Creating a rain garden in your home landscape will help to utilize rain as the resource it is.

Volunteers in Steinauer are sowing a native tallgrass prairie one seed at a time.

Key elements that make a public or community planting successful.

Here are some tips for attracting more feathered friends to your yard during the winter.

Here's how to add a splash of vibrant color into your drab winter landscape.

This recommended perennial, grass, shrub, tree and conifer offer both beauty and ecological benefits for your yard and garden.

Climate change is impacting the livelihood of conifers in Nebraska, but there are still some great options to consider.

The USDA updated its plant hardiness zone map for the first time since 2012. What impact will the changes have on gardeners in Nebraska?

These five native perennials require some patience but are well-worth the wait.

Northeast High School Garden Club students get a lesson in proper tree planting techniques from NSA experts.

10 tips for bulb planting to make a splash in your garden or yard this spring

In honor of the Autumn Equinox (first official day of fall), here are four more late bloomer pollinator plants to consider for your yard or garden.

Fall is a great time to plant a tree. Nebraska Statewide Arboretum has some tips and tricks to ensure your fall tree planting is successful.

These six power pollinators will bring bees, butterflies and a punch of color to your fall garden.

Planning for and installing green infrastructure in cities can help mitigate what's called urban heat island effect.

The Emerald Ash Borer is leaving a swath of devastation in its wake. We have information and tips for what to do about it.

Implementing smart water conservation strategies and sustainable landscaping practices can help your yard and the many animals and insects that live there survive and thrive in even the toughest drought conditions.

Tips for mulching around trees and landscaped flower beds.

The Nebraska Statewide Arboretum celebrated Wildflower Week 2023 with outdoor activities in Western Nebraska.

Nebraska Statewide Arboretum partners with schools across the state to help students learn about creating a sustainable landscape.