Visiting the Dubuque Arboretum in Iowa

The first time I visited the Dubuque Arboretum was in November,  I was hoping to catch it before the ‘end of the season’.  There’s a public garden back in my home town in the UK and it’s one of my favourite places so I couldn’t wait to see how the Arboretum compared.  But I was too late!  The day I visited was the first volunteering day of the ‘winterisation process’.  Basically they dig up all the plants and store them in a green house for the winter months so they don’t die!  I have since been back several times during the year to enjoy it in its full glory!

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