Paris Parks: A Celebration of Winter Structure

March 25, 2014
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Photography Exhibit Displays Trees in Their Best Light

January 15, 2014
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Cypress shadow, Great Meadow, by Stephen Kane

“I think that I shall never see a poem as lovely as a tree.” This exaltation, expressed in words by Joyce Kilmer, is conveyed visually in a new photography exhibit on display at the Helen Crocker Russell Library of Horticulture in San Francisco.

Event: Hugo França at the Fairchild Botanic Garden ~ Dec. 1 thru May 31

December 02, 2013
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“Itapema Chaise”- designed by Hugo França, 2013. Made from pequi wood. 43.3” H x 86.6” W x 49.2” D. Approximately 441 lbs.

Botanic Notables: Quintessentially Mediterranean Quercus

November 13, 2013
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This oak bears truly unique bark for interest at eye level that's even better at night when uplighting creates shadows that bring out all the furrows and textures.

No Duds, Please: Getting Great Fall Color Trees

November 01, 2013
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Fall colors along the Eastern Sierras in California. Photo by Josh Endres.

Summer Trees Make Me Feel Fine

August 29, 2013
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Each year, The Cultural Landscape Foundation spotlights at-risk landscapes in hopes of developing enough political and community support to save them. These annual campaigns, known as "Landslide," are themed according to the most pressing needs of the time.

Jessica Rath: Take Me To the Apple Breeder

February 06, 2013
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Jessica Rath is neither a pomologist nor a horticulturalist. She's not even particularly fond of eating apples. The Los Angeles-based artist's interest in apples is, as she says, purely philosophical. With photography and ceramics, Rath has produced a body of work that looks at the beauty, diversity, and existential dilemma of the apple: how do apples propagate, and how do varieties survive?

Old Trees & New Growth in Sequoia National Forest

January 31, 2013
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Enzo Enea's Tree Museum

September 12, 2012
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Some collect art or rare books, others vintage cars. But for Swiss landscape architect Enzo Enea, trees are the stuff of a great collection. The transformation of spring buds to lush blossoms or deep greens to fiery reds is a nearly magical event that rivals the making of a masterpiece, after all. So, just as the Mona Lisa has the Louvre, Enea’s trove of 120-some trees has the Tree Museum, which he founded in 2010 on the shore of Lake Zurich in Rapperswil-Jona, Switzerland. 

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