we're planting acorns and trees for Fall.
The fruit is there
when the tree is bare.
One must know to look
into nature's book
and be grateful for
what is at her core.
like south-flying geese in flocks.
Posted by Mary T. at 11:47 AM
Labels: container native plants, fall planting, oak trees
Oaks of McHenry County:
Oaks of McHenry County -by Dan Deters
at The Land Conservancy of McHenry County website
The Future Mighty Oaks of McHenry County -Truveo video 28 min
The Future Mighty Oaks of McHenry County -YouTube video 10 min
Posted by Mary T. at 12:15 PM
Labels: contract propagation of native plants, native plant propagation, oak trees, quercus, restoration, sustainable landscaping
Acorns sprout when
corn-planting full moon is out.
its not enough
to cut back on stuff-
we need to care
about the air
and not to spoil
water, plants and soil
for yourself and others, please
its right before our very nose,
the only investment that really grows.
To learn the true story of STUFF, click here
then, plant trees far and near.
Posted by Mary T. at 9:49 AM
Protecting the future of our oak-hickory groves
Basic Growing Requirements for Oaks
Posted by Mary T. at 9:57 AM
Labels: native plants, oak trees, oaks, quercus, restoration, savanna, woodland
The Winter 2009 American Forests magazine featured an article about 'Green Collar Jobs', a term that has become increasingly common in recent years. Defined as 'blue-collar work force opportunities created by firms and organizations whose mission is to improve environmental quality' by Raquel Pinderhughes, 'Green Collar Jobs' seem to address environmental concerns as well as boosting our economy.
More information available at American Forests
Posted by Mary T. at 10:13 AM
Posted by Mary T. at 5:39 PM
Labels: container native plants, native plant propagation, oak trees, oaks
Northern Illinois Native Plants
Midwest Native Woody Plants
Container Grown Native Trees, Shrubs and Evergreens
2Gallon up to 20Gallon
Liner Production to Pot-in-Pot Production