Archive for April, 2017

New Arboretum Public Enemy: Amur Cork tree

This summer, as you stroll the wooded trails of the Arboretum, be on the lookout for our new public enemy number one.  Its name is Amur cork tree (Phellodendron amurense), and there’s a good chance you’ll be hearing more about this tree species in the future. Hundreds of young saplings of this tree species were […]

Backyard Adventures

Spring is my favorite time of year. We suffer through the remaining days of cold, but we know it won’t last. The world around us is about to change, and we ache for it. Many gardeners have been thinking about spring planting all winter, and the anticipation is overwhelming. On our family farm, we try […]