Snow Scenes, winter, larches, 1977

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
November 21, 2019

Snow Scenes, winter, larches, 1977

Larch (Larix) Collection in the snow

Snow Scenes, winter, larches, 1977 Alternate Title: Larch (Larix) Collection in the snow Photograph by Pamela Bruns Larch Collection, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States 1977 A larger version of this image is available in Hollis Images. Highlights of golden autumn splendor in the Living Collections include the Larch (Larix) collection, and many of […]

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Snow Scenes, winter, conifers, 1966

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
March 19, 2018

Snow Scenes, winter, conifers, 1966

Snow Scenes, winter, conifers, 1966

Snow Scenes, winter, conifers, 1966 [Title from recto of mount.] Alternate Title: Conifer Collection in the snow Photograph by Howard, Heman Arthur, American Conifer Collection, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States February 3, 1966 A larger version of this image is available in Hollis Images. Herman Howard joined the Arnold Arboretum staff in 1929 […]

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Snow Scenes, spring, Hunnewell Building, 1984

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
February 9, 2018

Snow Scenes, spring, Hunnewell Building, 1984

Snow Scenes, spring, Hunnewell Building, 1984

Snow Scenes, spring, Hunnewell Building, 1984 Alternate Title: Hunnewell Building in the snow with a fallen Japanese Umbrella Pine (Sciandopitys) Photograph by Gary Lee Koller Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States April 1984 A larger version of this image is available in Hollis Images. Gary Koller was Managing Horticulturist and Supervisor of […]

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Roads, winter, Meadow Road, snow, 1966

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
February 1, 2018

Roads, winter, Meadow Road, snow, 1966

Roads, winter, Meadow Road, snow, 1966

Roads, winter, Meadow Road, snow, 1966 Alternate Title: Meadow Road in the snow near the Linden (Tilia) Collection Photographer unknown Meadow Road, Linden Collection, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States January 1966 A larger version of this image is available in Hollis Images. Commonly called linden, lime, and basswood, Tilia are mostly large, deciduous […]

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Snow Scenes, winter, path, 1964

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
February 16, 2017

Snow Scenes, winter, path, 1964

Path covered in snow

Snow Scenes, winter, path, 1964 Alternate Title: Path covered in snow Photograph by Boston Globe, Boston, MA, United States February 1964 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS, the online catalog of Harvard Library. Copyright © 2003, President and Fellows of Harvard College; all rights reserved. Contact the Arnold Arboretum Horticultural Library […]

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Beautiful blizzard in the Arboretum

by William (Ned) Friedman, Director of the Arnold Arboretum
February 13, 2017

Beautiful blizzard in the Arboretum

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Thursday’s blizzard, while impressive, was hardly of historic proportion. But, with bone-chilling temperatures, occasional thunder, stiff winds, and sideways falling snow, there was no better time for a couple of walks in the collections. The grounds were dominated by a sense of landscape and the brilliant work of Frederick Law Olmsted who designed the Arnold Arboretum […]

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Still Hope for Magnolia Blooms this Spring!

by Kyle Port, Manager of Plant Records
April 15, 2016

Still Hope for Magnolia Blooms this Spring!

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As the weather turns warm, one of the most anticipated sights of spring is the spectacular blooming of our beloved magnolias. Their showy flowers frame the Hunnewell Building and provide a striking welcome at the Arboretum’s Arborway entrance. Unfortunately, this year’s erratic weather disrupted our usual spring patterns just as the show was getting started. […]

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Inside Trees

by William (Ned) Friedman, Director of the Arnold Arboretum
February 24, 2016

Snow Damage Prompts Tree Triage

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
February 22, 2016

Snow Damage Prompts Tree Triage

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Over the past two weeks, consecutive snowfalls yielded breathtaking sights in our landscape, as noted by Arboretum Director William (Ned) Friedman and visitors who enjoyed sledding, skiing, and strolling in the wintery wonderland. However, heavy snows can be harmful to some of our plants, causing structural failure and branch breakage. In particular, the snowstorm on February […]

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Oaks after a snowfall

by William (Ned) Friedman, Director of the Arnold Arboretum
February 10, 2016