Category Archives: Trees

Spring Blossom -photos by David J. Turan

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In sixteen years of gardening in Delaware County I have never seen such amazing blossom. David Turan came by and took a few photos of the trees in bloom. I hardly recognize my own garden! So nice to have a … Continue reading

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This Week in the Garden- May 13, 2013

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Spring is my busiest time in the garden. Planning new areas, planting new plants and getting on top of the weeds feels like a lot. Last week I planted 7 new trees and several shrubs which, for any of you … Continue reading

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The Value of Small Ornamental Trees

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“The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago. The second best time is now.” Chinese proverb When I bought my 1840s farmhouse I inherited half a dozen 150-foot-plus trees. A couple of the evergreen trees posed a … Continue reading

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Trees for the Early Spring Garden

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Spring bulbs and flowering trees are the first signs of early spring in my garden. Looking up and looking down seems to be where the interest lies.  I recently planted a few spring flowering trees and boy did it make … Continue reading

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Oak trees

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Last winter, I read a book called The Global Forrest by Diana Beresford–Kroeger.  A botanist and medical biochemist Beresford-Kroger is expert on the medicinal, environmental, and nutritional properties of trees.  I have never read a book quite like this one. … Continue reading

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Texture in the Autumn Garden

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Our first snow fall is quickly melting and I have been reflecting on some of the great fall plants that add texture and color to the garden in autumn. A gardening friend sent me a few photos of her fall … Continue reading

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