8 More Degrees….
The recent polar vortex has brought some of the coldest air to our region in over a decade, but unfortunately it wasn’t quite cold enough for us here at Mount Auburn. Our Eastern Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) trees are being killed … Continue reading
Preserving our Tree Collection
Growing up on a farm in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, I spent late summers among over 50 acres of producing filbert orchard (Corylus avellana cultivars). But driving through the area a few years ago, I didn’t see a single standing tree. Eastern Filbert Blight, a fungus … Continue reading