Tag Archives: Native Species
Norway Maple flower

Response to Landscape Ontario — “Right Plant, Right Place”

August 19, 2016 response to following article: There are many interesting points in DiGiovanni’s article, and I respond to several excerpts in detail below. To sum up though it appears to be a plea to sell more of whatever some growers decide to produce, especially Norway Maples. Thankfully other growers are starting to respond to […]

Death of Hemlock Trees Yields New Life for Hardwood Trees, but at What Cost to the Ecosystem?

Source: slkdjflsdkj Dec. 20, 2012 — Due to the introduction of exotic pests and pathogens, tree species are being eliminated one by one from forest ecosystems. In some cases, scientists can observe immediately how their loss affects the environment, whereas in other cases, creative puzzle solving and analysis reveal unexpected repercussions. In the case of […]

Canada’s jack pine tree holds secrets

Canada’s jack pine tree holds secrets in Branches By Randy Boswell, Postmedia News December 28, 2010 It’s arguably Canada’s most recognizable artwork, a classic Tom Thomson landscape showing a lonely tree with drooping branches, toughing out its fragile existence on a rocky, northern lakeshore. But The Jack Pine, a priceless public treasure that’s been on […]