Horticulture Highlight: Lightning Survival
…the tree aspires to the sky one branch, cracked by lighting. scrapes the earth… -Grace Schulman As beautiful as Mount Auburn is, our professional arborists and horticulturists constantly are coping with problems injuring and compromising plants’ health and/or lives. … Continue reading
The America Plays
Tickets are now on sale for The America Plays, the second of two series of site-specific plays created by the Cemetery’s first Playwright Artist-in-Residence, Patrick Gabridge. Mount Auburn Cemetery was founded in 1831, during the post-Colonial era that would help define America’s … Continue reading
Join us for A Nighthawk Watch at Washington Tower in 2019!
The Nighthawk is a member of the nightjar family which include the Whip-poor-will. All members of this family are rather cryptic in color with tiny bills and huge mouths. Join us for a Nighthawk Watch this summer at Washington Tower: … Continue reading
Horticulture Highlight: Astilbe, Astilbe sp.
Horticulture Highlight: Astilbe, Astilbe sp. …It is a morning in July, hot and clear. Out in the field, a bird repeats its quaternary call, four notes insisting, I’m here, I’m here… -Elizabeth Spires