Trees

Trees

Articles & Photos

Love at first sight is what potter and artist Robin Hopper experienced when he came across a property that he describes as a “mass of misery” 35 years ago. Now lovingly described as “Anglojapanadian,” his property now boasts a family home, art gallery, showroom, and 2.5 acre garden that attracts visitors from around the globe for its strong Japanese and Canadian influences.
Related Topics: Ideas | books | Canada | Japanese | Trees
New leaves on this Indian bean tree emerge wine colored to chocolate, segueing to green in summer. White flowers are lavender-tinged. Though it can reach 40 to 50 feet tall and wide, it can be pruned hard to keep it shrubby. Zones 5-9. forestfarm.com
The author of Wicked Plants identifies the biggest villains
Related Topics: Ideas | Designing With Plants | Flowers | plants | Trees
Designers around the world have created whimsical Christmas trees inspired by lotus flowers, French macarons, and children's story books. Check out this assortment of unusual trees around the world.
A selection of extraordinary Christmas trees throughout the world—most are local traditions, many are breaking records, and one appears to break through a suburban roof.  

 

An interactive sculpture that sheds leaves with handwritten notes.
Related Topics: Ideas | sculpture | Trees
Sweden's Treehotel has a number of different tree houses to rent by the night and one of the coolest is the Mirror Cube, which disappears into its surroundings. A prefab version of it is now available for sale, complete with installation.
Related Topics: Ideas | hotels | prefab | Sweden | Travel | tree houses | Trees
Part folk artist, though with a surrealistic bent, and part Edward Scissorhands, though without the angst, topiary creator extraordinaire Pearl Fryar is the humblest celebrity you'll ever meet.
Commissioned by the city of London to replace a dying sycamore tree, the Traffic Light Tree has 75 signals that bewilder birds and confuse motorists—doing everything but directing traffic. 
Tree sculptures are mysteriously installed in a wooded public park in the United Kingdom. After weeks of anonymity, the chainsaw-wielding artist is revealed.
Page 5 of 6