Friday, April 2, 2010

Arbor Day April 30, 2010


Hey green people, think trees! Go for a walk in the park and see what’s blooming – well, everything at once this year: redbud, cherry, magnolia, dogwood...

And duck inside The Hort Library too. We’ve got what it takes to get you ruminating and cultivating. Here are just a few selections on trees from our deeply rooted collections:

A Countryman’s Woods by Hal Borland

Dirr’s Hardy Trees and Shrubs by Michael A. Dirr

A Field Guide to Imaginary Trees by Joe Bulgatz

The Forest in Folklore and Mythology by Alexander Porteous

The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

Great Flowering Landscape Trees by Vincent A. Simeone

New York City Trees: A Field Guide to the Metropolitan Area by Edward Sibley Barnard

The Power of Trees by Michael Perlman

The Tree Book for Kids and Their Grown-Ups by Gina Ingoglia

The Tree Care Primer by Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Katherine Powis, Librarian

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