Posts Tagged ‘tree’

Horticulturist Jim Pirhalla writes about one of our lesser known trees: One of the definitions of chestnut I have found is “a stale joke”.   Another is “something, as a story, lacking freshness or originality”.  Perhaps I should put down the dictionary before it’s too late.  The chestnut that I would like to refer to in this […]

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Happy Arbor Day!

What better place to celebrate Arbor Day than the Winterthur Garden! While you enjoy the lovely spring ephemerals and flowering shrubs, celebrate the lasting importance of trees to our lives: beauty, shelter, fresh air, animal habitat and shade.  Here’s a photo of one of my favorite trees on the estate, an oak tree in the meadow near […]

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