26 Facts About Arboretum


Arboretum is the realization of the dream of William Douglas Cook, who started planting trees on his farm shortly after the First World War.

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The RJ Hamer Arboretum land is a small part of the original Dandenong and Woori Yallock State forest, proclaimed over 110 years ago.

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The RJ Hamer Arboretum is the first known occasion in which a forest style Arboretum was completely established by planting.

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Tasmanian Arboretum was established in 1984 on the Don River in Devonport, Tasmania, Australia.

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Shortly before the Derby Arboretum opened in 1840, another arboretum was opened for free public access at Abney Park Cemetery in Stoke Newington near London, modelled partly on Mount Auburn Cemetery near Boston and designed by Loddiges nursery.

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The Derby Arboretum is significant because it was the planted counterpart to Loudon's Arboretum et Fruticetum Britannicum which detailed all the hardy and semi-hardy trees and shrubs of the British Isles.

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Arboretum is much loved by locals but it is an irony that the fame of its youth has been largely forgotten, unappreciated, in its magnificent maturity.

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Affectionately referred to as "The Arb" or "The Arbo", Lincoln Arboretum is to the east of the city and retains its line of sight up the hill to the nearby Lincoln Cathedral.

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Arboretum Mlynany is located in the area of two neighboring villages Vieska nad Zitavou and Tesarske Mlynany near Zlate Moravce, Slovakia.

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Nottingham Arboretum was designed by Samuel Curtis as the centrepiece of a major scheme enclosing the common lands around the town.

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The Nottingham Arboretum was modelled on Loudon's Derby Arboretum and originally had a systematic labelled collection of trees and shrubs.

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St Roche's Arboretum at West Dean College is a circuit walk 2.

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Sochi Arboretum is a monument of landscape architecture located in the Khosta district of the city of Sochi, Krasnodar Krai, in Russia.

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Arboretum Trompenburg is an arboretum with a botanical garden in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

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Volcji Potok Arboretum is an 88-hectare arboretum, botanic garden and landscape park near Kamnik, Slovenia.

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Ottawa's Dominion Arboretum is located at the Central Experimental Farm of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.

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Core Arboretum is a 91-acre arboretum owned by West Virginia University and located on Monongahela Boulevard in Morgantown, West Virginia.

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Arboretum's history began in 1948 when the university acquired its site.

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Arboretum is managed by the WVU Department of Biology, and consists of mostly old-growth forest on steep hillside and Monongahela River flood plain.

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Edith J Carrier Arboretum is located at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, U S Groundbreaking took place in April 1985 under direction of Norlyn Bodkin, who is credited the first scientific botanical discovery along the Eastern Seaboard of Virginia since the 1940s: Trillium: Shenandoah Wake Robin, presently found at the arboretum.

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Houston Arboretum and Nature Center is a 155-acre non-profit urban nature sanctuary that provides education about the natural environment to people of all ages.

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The Houston Arboretum is a private nonprofit educational facility that operates city land.

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Centre for Urban Ecology, located in the Humber Arboretum, provides educational programming and children's camps centered on urban ecology.

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In 1927, the United States National Arboretum was established in Washington, D C on 440 acres of land; currently it receives over half a million annual visitors.

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University of Wisconsin–Madison Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin is a study collection devoted to ecology rather than systematics.

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The Carleton Arboretum is located on a natural border between prairie and forest habitat.

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