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Help crown Bodnant Garden's old chestnut as Wales Tree of the Year

Here at Bodnant Garden the grand old Sweet Chestnut on our Top Lawn is one of our most loved residents. Known as a ‘walking tree’, she’s now in the running for the title of Wales Tree of the Year. 540 more words

Bodnant Garden

How a True Champion Keeps On Growing

The Blithewood Maple (also known as the All Saint’s Maple) still stands on the Bard College campus after being struck by lightening and possibly torched by vandals. 62 more words

New York

The Point Au Roche Green Ash

New York’s current State Champion green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica). (BIG for a green ash!)

Circumference: 146.1 inches (46.5 inches in diameter)
Height: 67 feet… 19 more words

New York

My Year of Trees

Since beginning my work at a retreat center in west Michigan, I have found a particular solace in trees. I have always enjoyed trees, their beauty and solidity, their timeless air and seeming unconcern for the matters of humans (even if we force our matters upon them), the way they shed beauty in Autumn and pull it back on in Spring. 1,332 more words