Red Maple leaf clings to the tree, going out in a flame of color.
The bark is beginning to shed in large pieces from our local ash trees. Nearly every mature ash tree is dead or dying from the damage of emerald ash borer. The larva live between the bark and the wood, carving tunnels as they feed. The tunnels girdle the tree, cutting of precious circulation. It’s hard […]
This dogwood tree was inherited with the house. It is the smallest thing; we’ve been here twelve years, and this tree is barely six feet tall at the tips of its highest branches. It has a good crop of buds on it this year. Many of these fat, delicate buds break off (or are munched) […]