The Journey of the Giant Sequoia
July 30, 2015 Library Leaves
After navigating the city streets, the tree eventually arrived at its planting location in the conifers, a perennially moist spot adjacent a nearby spring. Some 43 years later, this tree has established in the landscape, yet not without trial and tribulation.
Introduction to Bonsai
10:00am, August 22, 2015 Adult Education
Glen Lord speaks about the history of dwarf potted plants and how to create and care for them. Participants will take home a tropical plant to maintain as a bonsai.
Phloem and plant ecology
July 2015 Research News
Frederick Law Olmsted: Plans and Views of Public Parks
July 20, 2015 Arnold Arboretum
Olmsted’s design concepts for more than seventy public park projects are depicted through sketches, studies, lithographs, paintings, historical photographs, and comprehensive descriptions.
Crocker Snow, Jr.'s Muskeget Island
July 20, 2015 The Nantucket Chronicle
Muskeget Island comprises 250 acres of sand, American beach grass, bayberry, Rosa rugosa, wild flowers, low Eastern red cedar, and seemingly endless snarls of poison ivy.