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As you now know, each state has its own Arbor Day. And Oklahoma is next in line! Oklahoma uses an entire week to celebrate its arbor day. The celebration goes on during the last full week of March each year. This year the dates are March 25-31. I’m Buddy Redbud and I’m here to tell […]
Did you know that each state has it’s own Arbor Day? Well it’s a fact! And today is the first Friday after March 15th, which is North Carolina’s defined state arbor day. Our state tree is the pine (no specific pine) but the Genus Pinus (1963). It has great bark and the leaves are needle-like […]
Hi – Maggie Magnolia here, with breaking news that the magnolia tree is shedding some of its leaves! How can this BE??? We know that my home tree is an evergreen! Well, check it out, each year some of the magnolia’s leaves turn a beautiful bright yellow as they die off and leave the tree. […]
Hi – Shuggie Maple here, reporting that Spring has sprung in the Southeast! And the Sugar Maple trees are dropping their fruit – those fantastic flying wings – everywhere! Take a look! Then check out the new spring leaves from my home tree!
Here is what the Tulip Poplar leaf looks like. The tulip poplar tree is known by quite a few common names. Some of which are: Tuliptree Tulip Magnolia Yellow Poplar and Whitewood Each refers to the same tree. The tulip poplar is not a poplar, but a member of the magnolia family. The leaves resemble the shape of […]
Here is what the Redbud leaf looks like. There are many varieties of the redbud tree in North America. Some have green leaves in the spring and some have red leaves from spring-to-fall. The Ruby falls weeping redbud has leaves emerge maroon-red color turning into a deeper shade of violet as summer progresses. The redbud tree flowers […]
The official National Arbor Day for this year is April 29, 2016. That’s this Friday! That’s 3 days and counting. So many of the trees in your area are budding out with new leaves. See if you can take a picture of some new leaves and post them here.
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