31 12, 2021

Top Seven Blog Posts of 2021

By |2021-12-31T13:17:00-05:00December 31st, 2021|Categories: Essays and Reflections, Innovative Projects and Programs, Nina Bassuk, Recommended Urban Trees, Research, SMA, Tree Planting, Underutilized Urban Trees, Urban Tree Profile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Photos by John Kilcullen #1 Sublime “Downtown Doors” Series Photo-Documents Staten Island Trees & Homes from 1940 to Today No one loves Staten Island's trees and homes more than John Kilcullen (and his dog, Walker). This fabulous pictorial with super interesting historical interpretation is not [...]

8 12, 2021

Musclewood (Carpinus caroliniana) is 2022 SMA Urban Tree of the Year

By |2021-12-08T09:47:01-05:00December 8th, 2021|Categories: Arboriculture, SMA, Society of Municipal Arborists, Tree Planting, Underutilized Urban Trees, Urban Tree Profile|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A single-stem musclewood (Carpinus caroliniana) used as a street tree. Story and Photos by Michelle Sutton   Each fall, members of the Society of Municipal Arborists (SMA) select the next year’s SMA Urban Tree of the Year. For 2022, musclewood (Carpinus carolinana) lifted its weight to [...]

25 10, 2021

Georgia Silvera Seamans on Ginkgo: Notches, Edible Seeds, Synchronous Leaf Drop and More

By |2021-10-25T12:50:40-04:00October 25th, 2021|Categories: NYC, Urban Tree Profile|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Ginkgo in Manhattan's Washington Square Park exhibiting synchronous leaf drop. Story and photos by Georgia Silvera Seamans, Washington Square Park Eco Projects Director With diameters at breast height (DBH) ranging from 15 to 25 inches (38 to 64 cm), and given that the DBH-to-age conversion [...]

1 04, 2021

Poise in Miniature: Redbud (Cercis canadensis), with Jean Zimmerman

By |2021-04-01T10:13:00-04:00April 1st, 2021|Categories: Urban Tree Profile|Tags: , , |2 Comments

By Jean Zimmerman, Council Board Member and Commercial Arborist for SavATree Some folks out there are not that fond of the Eastern redbud, who judge its spread as almost invasive, the way a single specimen will proliferate along a roadside during April like a brightly colored blossoming [...]

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