Homeschool Packet – Spring 2023

Thank you for visiting The Brenton Arboretum this spring! We’re so glad you came to visit our signature collections and hope you catch them in bloom.

This year’s spring theme is Colors in Nature!

Did you know blue is the rarest color in nature and is actually an optical illusion? Learn more by downloading the packet.

Be sure to come back and visit us often. You don’t have to be a member to enjoy the Arboretum, however, you may want to consider joining to gain access to other great member benefits such as:

  • Dogs are always welcome FREE with members
  • FREE admission to over 35o public gardens and arboretums through the American Horticultural Society’s Reciprocal Admissions Program (some restrictions apply)
  • Special invitations to members-only events
  • FREE or discounted class, workshop, and event registration fees
    Rental permission access for Arboretum venues (Pavilion & Vista Room)
  • 10% discount at Harvey’s Greenhouse in Adel, IA
  • Spring and Fall print newsletters mailed, as well as monthly e-newsletters