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Posts tagged as “Trees”

Sprout Lands: Tending the Endless Gift of Trees

William Bryant Logan, Certified Arborist, Founder and President of Urban Arborists, Inc., and Author Thursday, June 27, 6:30–7:45pm Arnold Arboretum, Hunnewell Building When his company was asked to pollard trees in front of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, William Bryant Logan was stymied. This prompted him to research and learn this ancient way of pruning that prompts thick nests of sprouts to form on major branches. The irony here is that…

In the Groves: A Summer Solstice Journey

Diane Edgecomb, Storyteller, and Margot Chamberlain, Celtic Harpist 2 Sessions (select one): Friday, June 21, or Saturday, June 22, 6:30–8:30pm Location: Hunnewell Building and Arboretum Landscape, Arnold Arboretum Join us for an enchanting evening of Tree Myths, Songs and Summer Solstice Legends. Diane and Margot spin tales of the human connection with trees and the deep meaning we have assigned to them through the ages. This unique performance, designed specifically for the Arnold Arboretum, travels…

Deciduous Tree Identification

Laura Mele, Horticulturist, Arnold Arboretum Thursday, June 20, 6:00–8:00pm Location: Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum Starting in the classroom and then moving outdoors to see live specimens, Laura Mele will introduce identification methods for deciduous trees commonly found in New England. Bring a notebook, hand lens if you have one, and plan for indoor and outdoor learning. Fee $20 member, $30 nonmember Register at my.arboretum.harvard.edu or call 617-384-5277.

Beautify Center Street

Join you neighbors and make Centre Street look and smell amazing. We’ll be planting daffodil bulbs and shrubs, and we’ll spread mulch on street trees. If you can, please come with a wheelbarrow and/or a shovel. Meet at Mozart Park. RSVP to info@hydejacksonsquare.org so that we have enough coffee and breakfast snacks for you.

Coffin Wild Flower Reservation

This sanctuary is one of seven owned by the Society. Hilly woods, a brook, and 1,256 feet of sandy shore and tidal marsh make up the 177-acre sanctuary, which borders lovely Merrymeeting Bay, well-known for its diversity of waterfowl. This hike along the trails will take us through woodlands that border the east side of the bay to a large, old stand of bigtooth aspen and fascinating freshwater estuary plants that are limited to this…

Native Plants for Professionals

Join Dan Jaffe to learn about the best native plant materials available today for use in the design and landscape trades. Covering everything from plants for tough spots to specialty plants for specific habitats, this class will add a host of less-familiar native species to your plant palette. Program Code: HOR1200 Instructor: Dan Jaffe Cosponsor: Ecological Landscape Alliance