Festival of the Trees

The 23rd edition of Festival of the Trees is up at 10,000 Birds. Of course, you also think trees are almost the best part of the world we live in and will go read every entry. Just in case you don’t, though, the best bits are right here:

From the intro this post on magnolias got, I was expecting much larger trees!  This author has obviously never visited the southern US.

The world’s oldest known tree – a spruce almost 10,000 years old.

Good tree planting advice:

1. Plant trees where trees belong.

2. Plant trees that belong where you’re planting them.

Morphology of baby leaves.

Tree roots are bizarre.

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