Tag Archives: Botanic Garden

A chilly Morton Arboretum Troll Hunt

I checked out a book during my Elmhurst stay that had to be returned in Elmhurst, and since I was “out West” I took a drive to the Morton Arboretum, where the Troll Hunt is on display. Of course after a perfectly sunny day, I picked the one on which a hailstorm erupted as I […]

Texas bugs

photo copyright Maike's Marvels

I started taking a botanical drawing class with Lauren Levato (you can still sign up this week) which has me on high alert for all kinds of insects in addition to butterflies. While I was in Texas, we visited the Mercer Arboretum and Botanic Garden. Open daily from 8 am to 5 pm, the park […]


“Once there was a tree…” ~ Shel Silverstein in The Giving Tree Speaking of books and letterpress, the Botanic Garden had some lovely works on display in their library this weekend, tying it back to the Block Museum Exhibit I visited recently. I drove there to see Treewhispers, a special exhibit that ends April 8. […]

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