Monthly Archives: November 2013

Tooning in

Earlier this month while walking near the north entrance of Mt Tabor Park, I found a pair of these street trees near SE Yamhill on SE 69th Ave. I think this must be Toona sinensis ‘Flamingo,’ which I know only … Continue reading

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Paperbark maple

Paperbark maple, Acer griseum, was not an instant hit with me. In the ’90’s I only knew them from planting young trees with Friends of Trees.  Like a lot of young trees, they didn’t make much of an impression on … Continue reading

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11/20/2013 Wordless Wednesday


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Tree planting season – we’re off!

This playground at Couch Park is a frequent stop for us on our daily rounds.  It’s great to be able to play in such a beautiful setting. What makes it beautiful?  The trees of course.  Do you agree?  Now look … Continue reading

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Still Life with Ailanthus

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