A Tree For Today’s Small Spaces

Small Space Tree

With building lots growing smaller and houses shrinking closer to ground level every day, it’s time the Japanese lilac tree (Syringa amurensis japonica) came into its own.  This little-known member

The Graceful Golden Rain Tree

golden rain tree rates a festival

If you want a graceful, lacy tree festooned in midsummer with great sprays of yellow flowers, choose the golden rain tree (Koelreuteria paniculata) for your lawn or parkway. It is

How Far North Will A Crape Myrtle Grow?

Crape Myrtle

Seventy years ago, the crape myrtle (Lagerstroemia) was practically unknown north of the Southern states, and a narrow strip of land in the southern part of those states bordered the

The Akee A Tree With “Brains”

the akee a tree with brains

A true, although almost unbelievable, is the story of Captain William Bligh and the mutiny on IBIS “Bounty.”  As we relive with mounting excitement this significant bit of history, we

Old Trees Won’t Come Back Next Week

Old Trees

Here in Woodstock, N. Y. can be seen as one more horrible example of the meaningless destruction of scenic beauty by real estate “operators.” Garden clubs, civic groups, and nature-minded