I’ll let you look at the pictures and decide on you own. Presented without comment —- One tree, four years of work and an indescribable amount of talent: that’s what it took to create this incredible masterpiece. A famous Chinese wood carver chopped down a single tree and tirelessly worked on it for over four years to… Continue reading Acceptable Use for a Healthy Tree ?
Donate to The Pearl Fryar Garden
I’ll make this post a simple one. I’ve known Pearl Fryar for a very long time and there’s going to come a day when he is unable to take care of this magnificent garden and we need to make sure his vision stay’s alive. “I like to let people see what they want to in… Continue reading Donate to The Pearl Fryar Garden
Ohio Pawpaw Festival 2013
OHIO Pawpaw Festival September 13, 14, 15, -2013 About the Festival The Ohio Pawpaw Festival is a fun-filled and educational community event celebrating one of America’s largest native tree fruits, the Pawpaw (Asimina triloba). This three-day event highlights the rich history and future possibilities of the pawpaw through delectable foods, quality entertainment, unique arts, crafts… Continue reading Ohio Pawpaw Festival 2013
2011 in review
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 200,000 times in 2011. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 9 days for that many people to see… Continue reading 2011 in review
Industry Shortages Coming?
I always knew that the decline of the housing market was going to hurt/effect our industry for years. It’s a true game changer and there are going to be losers and survivors. I doubt there will be many outright winners. So . . . I was reading through my ANLA forum and this letter showed… Continue reading Industry Shortages Coming?
“What can be more foolish than to think that all this rare fabric of heaven and earth could come by chance, when all the skill of science is not able to make an oyster?” – Jeremy Taylor [Most popular image on the blog! ] _______________________________________________________ Addendum: So my yearly break to refresh and rejuvenate is over.… Continue reading Jeremy Taylor
I’m just not Sure I Understand
I planted my 1st tree at my Grandpa’s before 10. I started working at a b&b nursery when I was 14. Hell and back; By my casual estimate I have planted 1,000’s of trees over my landscape career. Plus I spent several months over several years working on the ground in bug-infested, snake-ridden, mosquito hells… Continue reading I’m just not Sure I Understand
Still getting plenty of comments on “Trees we do not Like”, over a hundred comments. So time for something different. Let’s go off in another direction. Speaking of trees we like: [Illustration by Matthews] This anthropomorphic tree-figure reminded me of the forest coming alive, and how long ago the was respect, mystery, awe, and respect… Continue reading Treebeard
Tree . . . mendous
I am just amazed at the amount of traffic this post is still getting. It seems that it comes up pretty high on the search engines when searching for trees, Trees, tree. A note here, I have still not been able to find out who took that photo of that tree, or where it is… Continue reading Tree . . . mendous