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The Arboretum: An Auburn Hidden Treasure

Where is your favorite hangout spot on campus? Is it Samford Lawn? Jordan-Hare Stadium? Or maybe it’s the perfectly groomed grounds around Cater Hall. All three of these places are popular spots on campus that are loved by Auburn students and fans across the globe, but there is a special place on campus that many people don’t know about.

Nestled beyond the president’s house and across from the poultry science building is the Donald E. Davis Arboretum. You have probably driven by it…


Added by Brittney Reeves on March 6, 2014 at 7:56pm — No Comments

Playing in the Dirt Again - Auburn Horticulture

With today’s focus on going green and the recent Toomer’s Corner oak trees tragedy, flora, also known as plants and trees, has taken a step forward into the Auburn Spotlight. Recently, experiencing a flux in awareness, Auburn’s Department of Horticulture enjoys well-deserved attention. 


“Horticulture is the art and science of plants and covers a very broad spectrum of careers,” Student Services Coordinator, Brian Brown,…


Added by Julia Marie Robertson on March 1, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Auburn's Arboretum Serves as a Backyard Lab

Originally affiliated with Auburn University’s school of forestry and wildlife sciences, the Arboretum went to the college of sciences and mathematics (COSAM) when the botany program switched schools. Donald E. Davis Arboretum has been a place of learning and relaxation for students for over fifty years, although not named after the botany professor until 1983.

"Horticulture students study here," said Hunter Sims, an Arboretum employee and former Auburn horticulture student. "Labs… Continue

Added by Rebecca Rittenour on February 1, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments

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