Snow Scenes, winter, hemlocks, cedars, 1948

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
January 9, 2020

Snow Scenes, winter, hemlocks, cedars, 1948

Snow Scenes, winter, hemlocks, cedars, 1948

Snow Scenes, winter, hemlocks, cedars, 1948 Alternate Title: Carolina Hemlock (Tsuga caroliniana) and Eastern Red Cedar (Juniperus virginiana) in the snow Photograph by Donald Wyman (1903-1993), Heman Arthur Howard Conifer Collection, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States December 1948 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS Images. The Arnold Arboretum offers […]

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First day of winter – time for a walk in the Arboretum

by William (Ned) Friedman, Director of the Arnold Arboretum
December 23, 2019

First day of winter – time for a walk in the Arboretum

On this official first day of winter, I wish all of you the best for the season and hope you will include time on the grounds of the world’s most magnificent garden of trees, the Arnold Arboretum! Pictured are just a few of the perfectly ordinary reminders of the extraordinary beauty of nature: the single […]

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Holly berries covered in snow, Arborway Gate, December 2019

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
December 19, 2019

Holly berries covered in snow, Arborway Gate, December 2019

Holly berries covered in snow

Holly berries covered in snow, Arboretum Main Gate, December 2019 Photograph by Larissa Glasser Arborway Gate, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts December 11, 2019 This Ilex verticillata ‘Afterglow’ [120-98*J], Aquifoliaceae family, was first accessioned in 1998 and is described by horticulturalist Michael Dirr as “superior when the red fruits are framed by snow.”1 This common […]

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In defense of winter

by Rose Lincoln for the Harvard Gazette
December 19, 2019

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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Roads, winter, junction, snow, 1899

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
November 18, 2019

Roads, winter, junction, snow, 1899

Roads, winter, junction, snow, 1899

Roads, winter, junction, snow, 1899 Alternate Title: Junction of Meadow and Forest Hills Roads in the snow with the Bussey Institution in the background and a Kentucky Coffee Tree (Gymnocladus dioica) in the foreground Photograph by John George Jack (1861-1949, American, Canadian) Forest Hills Road, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States Meadow Road, Arnold […]

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Bussey Hill, winter, Cedar of Lebanon, 1980

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
November 7, 2019

Bussey Hill, winter, Cedar of Lebanon, 1980

Cedar of Lebanon (Cedrus libani) on Bussey Hill with the State Laboratory complex in the background

Bussey Hill, winter, Cedar of Lebanon, 1980 Alternate Title: Cedar of Lebanon (Cedrus libani) on Bussey Hill with the State Laboratory complex in the background Photograph by Sheila Connor (1947- ) Bussey Hill, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States March 1980 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS Images. Sheila Connor […]

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Chamaerops excelsa China, 1914

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
September 19, 2019

Chamaerops excelsa China, 1914

Exterior view of a chapel with palm trees

Chamaerops excelsa China [Title from recto of mount.] Alternate Title: Exterior view of a chapel with palm trees Photograph by Frank Nicholas Meyer (1875-1918), Dutch, American Belgian Roman Catholic Mission, Hui hsien, Gansu Sheng, China September 29, 1914 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS Images. Frank Nicholas Meyer began his career […]

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Frigid Midwest Temperatures Are Bad News For This Invasive Tree-Eating Bug

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
March 5, 2019

Frigid Midwest Temperatures Are Bad News For This Invasive Tree-Eating Bug

Frigid Midwest Temperatures Are Bad News For This Invasive Tree-Eating Bug by Jeremy Hobson and Serena McMahon for WBUR The deep freeze that has descended on the Midwest is causing problems for millions of people. It’s also bad news for an invasive species that’s been wiping out ash trees across the upper Midwest: the emerald […]

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February Family Hike: Over and Under the Snow

by Nancy Sableski, Manager of Children’s Education
February 19, 2019