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Synonyms for arboretum

a facility where trees and shrubs are cultivated for exhibition

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Those attending who had been involved in starting other arboreta gave us a clear message: "Do not start planting until you have a master plan and the infrastructure in place to maintain everything you do.
Arboreta everywhere are trying this new approach--and none too soon, says Colbert: "There's lots of competition out there, and arboreta must become relevant.
People look to arboreta to be leaders," she explains.
Stark, executive director of the American Public Gardens Association, agrees: "Of all cultural organizations, public gardens and arboreta should be playing a leadership role in demonstrating sustainable practices.
Across the country, visitors to arboreta are coming face-to-face with the exciting fruits of the Green Revolution.
One answer lies in composting, as arboreta are increasingly demonstrating.
As part of the sustainability push, many arboreta are promoting recycling.
In the past, dead trees arboreta were trucked away to rot.