Archive for the ‘trees’ tag
This video from the American Society of Landscape Architects explains how trees and other green spaces fight air pollution, reduce the so-called “heat island effect” and generally make cities more livable.
The New York Times has a stunning slideshow of the trees left standing in Joplin, Mo., after tornadoes destroyed much of the town.
Is there a place you go to sit, think, look for inspiration? Turns out, sitting under trees is a popular place for this activity.
Author Richard Horan has written a book called “Seeds” that details his journey to find the trees that inspired famous authors. Here he talks about his concept and offers a slideshow of trees, including one from the property F. Scott Fitzgerald lived when he wrote “Tender in the Night,” one from Muhammad Ali’s childhood home and even a cypress still standing from when Thomas Jefferson lived at Monticello.