Tu Bishvat is a celebration to revere and respect our land, our soil, our environment. Tu BiSh'vat is a tree-centric celebration which promotes arboriculture.Read More
Grey Birch. If I had to just plant one tree, this is it. I can't imagine any tree more beautiful in the the winter landscape than this native.Read More
The smooth bark of the American Beech is irresistible to lovers looking to proclaim devotion to each other, by carving hearts into the bark.Read More
According to The Guardian, UK's ancient forests could be reproduced again after the country's supply has been severely depleted over several centuries of favoring farmland at the expense of forests. Contributing to this was Naval exploration, the industrial revolution and finally the two world wars when imports were difficult to obtain.
One of the largest oaks still stands in what is believed to be Sherwood Forest of Robin Hood fame. Another one of these super trees stands on the grounds of Blenheim Palace, designed by Lancelot "Capability" Brown, one of the most famous landscape designers.
Quercus alba (White oak) photographed on a late Spring day.
©todd haiman 2013