Willow Path view towards the Maple (Acer) Collection, Summer 1982

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
October 15, 2019

Willow Path view towards the Maple (Acer) Collection, Summer 1982

Willow Path view towards the Maple (Acer) Collection

Paths, summer, Willow Path restoration, 1982 Alternate Title: Willow Path view towards the Maple (Acer) Collection Photograph by Sheila Connor (1947- ) Willow Path, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States September 1982 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS Images. Sheila Connor began working in the Arnold Arboretum Horticultural Library in […]

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Dia-Logs: Encouraging Climate Conversations, Hunnewell Building Lawn, 2019

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
September 23, 2019

Dia-Logs: Encouraging Climate Conversations, Hunnewell Building Lawn, 2019

Dia-Logs: Encouraging Climate Conversations, Hunnewell Building Lawn, 2019

Dia-Logs: Encouraging Climate Conversations, Hunnewell Building Lawn, 2019 Photograph by Larissa Glasser Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts September 23, 2019 September 24-30, 2019 is Climate Preparedness Week at the Arnold Arboretum, and we have a slew of activities lined up for participants of all ages. The initiative cannot come soon enough–despite evident lack […]

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The Tree Book: Superior Selections for Landscapes, Streetscapes, and Gardens

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
September 23, 2019

The Tree Book: Superior Selections for Landscapes, Streetscapes, and Gardens

The Tree Book: Superior Selections for Landscapes, Streetscapes, and Gardens

The Tree Book: Superior Selections for Landscapes, Streetscapes, and Gardens by Michael A. Dirr and Keith S. Warren The Tree Book is the go-to reference to more than 2,400 species and cultivars, from two of the biggest names in horticulture–Michael A. Dirr and Keith S. Warren. The featured trees include those widely available in the […]

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5 Takeaways For New England From U.N. Report On Climate Change And Land Use

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
August 9, 2019

5 Takeaways For New England From U.N. Report On Climate Change And Land Use

Drumlin Farm crop manager Matt Celona hand waters a row of Swiss Chard. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

5 Takeaways For New England From U.N. Report On Climate Change And Land Use by Miriam Wasser for EarthWhile, WBUR The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is out with a new report Thursday examining how land use contributes to climate change and other environmental problems. The report, Climate Change and Land, is the second […]

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Champion: The Comeback Tale of the American Chestnut Tree

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
August 9, 2019

Champion: The Comeback Tale of the American Chestnut Tree

Champion: The Comeback Tale of the American Chestnut Tree

Champion: The Comeback Tale of the American Chestnut Tree by Sally M. Walker American chestnut trees were once found far and wide in North America’s eastern forests. They towered up to one hundred feet tall, providing food and shelter for people and animals alike. For many, life without the chestnut seemed unimaginable―until disaster struck in […]

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Lilacs, summer, restoration project, 1988

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
July 25, 2019

Lilacs, summer, restoration project, 1988

Lilacs, summer, restoration project, 1988

Lilacs, summer, restoration project, 1988 Alternate Title: Lilacs (Syringa) beside Bussey Hill Road in the second year of the lilac restoration project Photograph by István Racz, Hungarian August 1988 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS Images. On May 25, 1908, when the Boston Daily Globe published the headline “LILAC SUNDAY AT […]

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The Ecology and Silviculture of Oaks

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
July 1, 2019

Hemlock Hill, summer, puddingstone outcrops, 1927

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
June 21, 2019

Hemlock Hill, summer, puddingstone outcrops, 1927

Hemlock Hill, summer, puddingstone outcrops, 1927

Hemlock Hill, summer, puddingstone outcrops, 1927 Alternate Title: Puddingstone outcrops and buttressed hemlock (Tsuga) trunk on the slope of Hemlock Hill Photograph by Jan Tijs Peiter Bijhouwer, ca. 1927, Dutch [photographer] Hemlock Hill, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States September 6, 1927 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS Images. Hemlock […]

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Paths, summer, Willow Path, 1979

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
June 13, 2019

Paths, summer, Willow Path, 1979

Paths, summer, Willow Path, 1979

Paths, summer, Willow Path, 1979 Alternate Title: Willow Path through the Maple (Acer) Collection Photograph by Sheila Connor (1947- ) Willow Path, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States August 1979 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS Images. Sheila Connor began working in the Arnold Arboretum Horticultural Library in 1970, and […]

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Roads, spring, Hemlock Hill Road, 1940

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
June 7, 2019

Roads, spring, Hemlock Hill Road, 1940

Roads, spring, Hemlock Hill Road, 1940

Roads, spring, Hemlock Hill Road, 1940 Alternate Title: Mountain laurels (Kalmia latifolia) in bloom beside Hemlock Hill Road Photographer unknown Hemlock Hill Road, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States June 1940 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS Images. Mountain laurel is a large evergreen flowering shrub native to the eastern […]

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