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

New England Is Crisscrossed With Thousands of Miles of Stone Walls

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
January 29, 2019

New England Is Crisscrossed With Thousands of Miles of Stone Walls

Stone wall, with moss, Putney, Vermont. Anna Kusmer

New England Is Crisscrossed With Thousands of Miles of Stone Walls by Anna Kusmer for Atlas Obscura Walk into a patch of forest in New England, and chances are you will—almost literally—stumble across a stone wall. Thigh-high, perhaps, it is cobbled together with stones of various shapes and sizes, with splotches of lichen and spongy […]

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Ilex verticillata ‘Afterglow’ at Arboretum Main Gate, Winter 2019

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
January 23, 2019

Ilex verticillata ‘Afterglow’ at Arboretum Main Gate, Winter 2019

Ilex verticillata

Ilex verticillata ‘Afterglow’ at Arboretum Main Gate, Winter 2019 Photograph by Larissa Glasser Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts January 23, 2019 These Ilex (winterberry) shrubs are still thriving just inside the Main Entrance of the grounds, across from the Hunnewell Building. A similar shot with fall foliage shows the cyclical display of this shrub in […]

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Full moon, clear sky, trees, ice, lunar eclipse

by William (Ned) Friedman, Director of the Arnold Arboretum
January 21, 2019

In deep winter, trees keep on giving

by Renee Loth for The Boston Globe
January 2, 2019

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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Dawn Redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides) in the snow, 2018

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
March 13, 2018

Dawn Redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides) in the snow, 2018

Dawn Redwood

Metasequoia glyptostroboides Photograph by Larissa Glasser Meadow Road, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, MA March 8, 2018 Sometimes catching a moment in our landscape is a matter of opportunity and timing. With the lingering morning snow still fresh, the only sign of human intervention was the well-plowed Meadow Road (thanks to our Grounds crew). Larissa had […]

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