Entries for February 2008
The white pine is on the list of most popular Christmas trees.
A narrow pyramidal conifer, the Serbian spruce (Picea omorika) is one of the most attractive and adaptable evergreen trees.
Siberian pea shrubs are hard to beat for hardiness.
Feathery filaments of panicles rise above the blue-green foliage on smoke bush (Cotinus coggygria), creating the “smoky” appearance that gives this shrub its common name.
For years I had a favorite old crabapple tree at the entry to my house.
Sugar maple is one of our most majestic native trees.
Peaches could easily be the best thing about late summer.
The American elm is a native tree with a life story that rivals any Hollywood saga.
Spring creeps in on the soft gray paws of the pussy willow.
Redbuds are a favorite small tree in many parts of North America.