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The Why Behind the What of Spring Clean Ups

Education, News  |  March 19th, 2015

Tomorrow is the first official calendar day of spring! Though we have been experiencing some spring-like weather for the past few weeks, in Nebraska it seems almost impossible to know if the warmer...

Signature Tree: Quercus macrocarpa ‘Urban Pinnacle’

Education  |  March 3rd, 2015

Quercus macrocarpa 'Urban Pinnacle' // Urban Pinnacle Oak Shape: Narrow, pyramidal to oval Height: 55' Trunk: Straight, single stemmed Leaf: Dark green and glossy Flower: Small...

The Bark of Elmwood Park: Part 2

Education, News  |  February 27th, 2015

With so many incredible textures, tones, and trees; it's impossible to stick to just one bark blog. Enjoy part two of The Bark of Elmwood Park series and pin your favorites to Pinterest. Acer...

The Do’s and Don’ts of Winter Pruning

Education, News  |  February 26th, 2015

Ah the art of winter pruning - yes it truly is an art. Finding the sculptural form of each plant hidden by waterspouts, suckers and the occasional left over brown leaves. It takes a keen eye and...

Love Kills Trees

Education  |  February 12th, 2015

Carving your the initials of you and your love into a tree; oh how romantic. Romantic? Maybe if hardwood homicide melts your heart... R.D and A.C celebrated their love for each other and hate for...

Signature Tree: Acer ginnala ‘Red November’

Education  |  February 3rd, 2015

Our first Signature Tree of 2015 is an Acer ginnala 'Red November' or an Amur Maple 'Red November' for those less versed in binomial nomenclature. As a Signature Tree this autumnal head-turner is...

The Bark of Elmwood Park: Part 1

Education, News  |  January 29th, 2015

Often an overlooked botanical feature, bark or rhytidome, when closely examined boasts incredible beauty. These stunning shots were taken in Omaha's Elmwood Park, a common destination for college...

2015: Year of the Signature Tree

Education, News  |  January 8th, 2015

January; the time of year where one tends to make plans, set goals, and find direction for the next 365 days to come (or 359 at the time of this post - yikes). But what plans, goals, and direction...

History of Wintergreens

Education  |  December 15th, 2014

The holidays are a season of time honored traditions; traditions that don't just apply to your family's annual pickle hunt or Christmas Eve claymation movie marathon. Even the customs of our...

Wintergreens: Peaceful Nights

Education, News  |  December 11th, 2014

Our third and final theme for Wintergreens is something we could all benefit from after a long, crazy year. Twenty fourteen has had its share of ups and downs and what better way to recuperate than...