The Natural...and Unnatural History of Trees
Trees on Tap Program: December 5
Signs of the Times: From Trees to Turtles
A recent bygl-mail correspondent, Beth Deimling from Lakeland Nursery in Indiana, recently wrote “As wonderfully entertaining authors of BYGL, I thought you might be appreciative of this sign that my husband and I saw while on vacation last month in Wisconsin. Of course, as world travelers, you may have already seen it, or something similar. Thanks for all of your stories, photos, and attempts at educating us!”
It is a telling sign, as other locales deal with Emerald Ash Borer encroachments. The sign stirs up some memories of other signs of the times: here are a few...
Read All About It!
The love of books. As promised, here are the first five books to know about, read, teach your co-horts and fellow naturalists about, and to treat yourself and others to for the upcoming holidays.
- A Sand County Almanac – Aldo Leopold. A naturalist’s classic.
- Seeing Trees – Nancy R. Hugo and Richard Llewellyn. Photographic and written essays of the annual life of trees.
- Manual of Woody Landscape Plants – Michael Dirr. Must have for reference and priceless observations and perspectives.
- The Invention of...