city trees

Spring Break


There’s a break as work awaits DOB approval. The house is quiet. But in the backyard, three trees are preparing to bloom, all planted by the previous owner – White Birch, Japanese Weeping Willow and Pitch Pine (though related species or hybrids may have the same two- needle pattern). Wildly different trees, but all providing the same passive and dynamic benefits – blocking heat in the summer, shedding leaves in winter to let in the sunshine, and much more