Big Trees of Pennsylvania, a book by Scott Wade, keeps track of champion trees, defined as the largest trees of each species in the state.
This is the time each year when the Jewish New Year of the Trees is celebrated, and the Morris Arboretum in Chestnut Hill has events this week for children to learn about planting and caring for trees.
It has been a season of very weird weather. Temperatures have been topping out in the 50s and 60s in what should be the dead of winter. How are the critters and plants reacting?
This link to the Greater Philadelphia Gardens can help you keep track of what’s happening at nearly 30 gardens and arboretums in our area.
Weather plays a big part in the fall colors, and this year has gone from hot and dry to cool and wet. Experts say all of that change will have an impact on the leaf colors this fall.
A special sycamore tree planted in Philadelphia’s Washington Square Park in 1976 after taking a trip to the moon as a seedling is no longer alive.
May is the month for plant sales galore at area garden clubs and arboretums. Here’s a guide to what’s happening in and around Philadelphia.
For centuries, Japanese cherry blossoms festivals have been a traditional celebration of how precious and ephemeral life is – as recent events in Japan certainly remind us.
It’s time once again to Celebrate the New Year of Trees at the Morris Arboretum’s Tu B’Shevat Family Day