Trees

Trees

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The Cultural Landscape Foundation exhibits photographs and stories of irreplaceable trees that have shaped communities and cultures.
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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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. 
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