Tree Tips: Memorial Trees

Several weeks ago there was a newspaper article about a very large Southern Magnolia on the White House lawn that has become old and badly damaged and is to be cut down.  Aside from the fact that it is very old with an extremely large and wide canopy and trunk size, it has a veryContinue reading “Tree Tips: Memorial Trees”

Wicked Trees

The last column discussed medicinal benefits that trees might have.  However, there is an opposite side to the coin.  Trees can also have chemical or pharmaceutical aspects that may be detrimental or even deadly to humans and other living things.  Trees are not necessarily “wicked” in this sense, but they have these properties for self-defenseContinue reading “Wicked Trees”