Author Archives: Sandi Helgerson

Major renovation planned for the Dubuque Arboretum’s Visitor/Education Center

About this planned renovation [July 28, 2017] The Visitor/Education Center is about to experience a major renovation. It’s truly the hub of the Arboretum. It’s where community residents gather for artistic painting, for family reunions, birthday parties, weddings, and off-site activities for care facilities. Many educational workshops and volunteer trainings are conducted here. Children from area […]

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We’re smiling about AmazonSmile

Introducing a new way to donate to the Arboretum [August 21, 2014] As a not-for-profit organization, the Dubuque Arboretum is always looking for creative ways to raise funds to support and ensure the future of our beautiful place. Our Festivals — Rose, Hosta, Herb, to name a few — are one way we raise funds … they’re also a […]

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Children’s Vegetable Garden

A great cooperative community venture! [May 12, 2014] It’s a children’s vegetable garden! This year, the Dubuque Arboretum & Botanical Gardens are working together with Hy-Vee on Dodge Street as well as the Dubuque Boys and Girls Club to teach children how to plant and grow their own vegetables.  Special thanks to Hy-Vee for providing […]

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