Posts Tagged ‘trees’

Growing Neighborhoods One Tree At A Time On Arbor Day

Growing Neighborhoods One Tree At A Time On Arbor Day

April 26, 2019  |  Preservation

Arbor Day is upon us and this year the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is sending an army of volunteers out to plant trees all across the city. Kimberly Haas has the details > more

The Colorful Canopy: Fall In The Wissahickon

The Colorful Canopy: Fall In The Wissahickon

November 14, 2014  |  Photography, Uncategorized

All across the Northeast, a relatively mild summer has produced some of the most vibrant fall foliage in years. That's all the excuse Brad Maule needed to immerse himself with camera in the Wissahickon woods for the past month > more

Life Anew For The Living Collections At The Barnes

Life Anew For The Living Collections At The Barnes

August 8, 2014  |  Art & Design

When the Barnes Foundation moved to the Ben Franklin Parkway, they recreated the galleries Albert Barnes crafted to a T. But the Barnes' living collections—the trees and gardens that his wife Laura crafted to enhance the total Barnes Foundation experience—were immovable. Two years after the art's relocation, the gorgeous 12-acre Barnes Arboretum is open to the public in a way it never was before > more

Lush Spring Greens In Verdant East Germantown

Lush Spring Greens In Verdant East Germantown

May 21, 2014  |  Photography

Awbury Arboretum may not carry the cachet or turnstile receipts of Morris Arboretum just up the hill, but as a large, free public space, it serves perhaps an even more important role to its Northwest Philadelphia neighbors. Brad Maule brings us these photos from the historic 55-acre grounds in East Germantown > more

A Matter of Modern Recreation Vs Historic Trees At Penn Treaty Park

A Matter of Modern Recreation Vs Historic Trees At Penn Treaty Park

May 19, 2014  |  Art & Design

As the plan to freshen up and modernize Penn Treaty Park have evolved, so has a playground included in it. But as Marlon MacAllister reports, the new playground would now spell the removal of 120-year-old sycamores—trees that were planted at the park's dedication in 1893 > more