The Holden Arboretum is now open. Advance reservations required for members and public. Purchase tickets.

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The Holden Arboretum is now open. Advance reservations required for members and public. Purchase tickets.

Summer Camps

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Global Birding Weekend

Did you know that the arboretum is a birdwatching hotspot all year round? And, this weekend is the inaugural Global Birding Weekend, a new event devoted to getting outside and recording as many birds as possible.

Urban Trees – Science Friday

Urban Trees have been getting a lot of attention in the scientific and sociological worlds lately. Trees provide many benefits including shade in the warm urban areas, mental health improvement, and particulate matter capture. While the benefits trees provide for humans are numerous, we also need to understand how the stress of the urban environment affects tree function and survival.

Stickwork “Tilt-a-Whirl” Now Open

Patrick Dougherty’s Stickwork sculptural installation is named “Tilt-a-Whirl” and it’s open now. Dougherty’s creations have been featured in more than 300 locations around the world from Scotland to Japan to Brussels, and all over the United States. Come and see his creation made especially for Northeast Ohio.  Read more.

Have a Happy Autumn with our We Love Fall Outdoor Fun Guide

Experience fall in all its beauty at the Holden Arboretum and Cleveland Botanical Garden. Along with soaking up fall colors from new heights on the arboretum’s Murch Canopy Walk and Kalberer Emergent Tower, visitors can enjoy special family

Wooden sign with painted lettering that says Growing with friends

Gardening and Farming in Cleveland

Holden Forests & Gardens is advancing mission-driven work in communities across Northeast Ohio to connect people to plants and inspire action for healthy communities including community forestry, urban agriculture, horticulture, and environmental education in neighborhoods where you — our members and visitors — live and work.

Growing Black Roots: A Black Botanical Legacy

Holden Forests & Gardens and Black Botanists Week Committee present a new Scientist Lecture series. A groundbreaking FREE virtual lecture series highlighting Black Botanists who will inspire others to pursue a career in plants and highlight pathways to diversity and inclusion in botanical sciences. Read More

Color Watch

Learn about the trees that are changing color each week. Pigments are responsible for leaf color. The main pigment in leaves is green chlorophyll, which captures light for photosynthesis. Other pigments protect the leaves from the damaging effects of light when conditions are not right to do photosynthesis. You see these other pigments in the fall.

The Murch Canopy Walk and the Kalberer Emergent Tower are open

We continue to reopen the Holden Arboretum grounds to visitors looking for summer adventure close to home. Click here to read more.

Close up from a man's hand landscaping trees

Check out our nature-focused virtual classes featuring soothing herbs and composting 101

We are bringing a variety of our classes to the comfort of your home with HF&G Virtual Classes. Classes include Taiji, Botanical Painting and Drawing, and Natural Care and Prevention.

Winter Classes and Events at the Arboretum

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