Related: 40x40 List
Date completed: Throughout 2015
As you may be able to tell from the above photos, I love trees. In all seasons and across the globe, their beauty and character capture my attention. Trees are important for lots of reasons and I intend to do my part to plant and care for them.
The intention of planting a new tree in our yard, however, will have to wait another year or two. Our recent exterior remodeling project ate up our home improvement budget, time, and energy) and also created a larger landscaping project that will likely involve planting a new tree or trees.
To creatively complete this 40x40, I did the following:
Here's a round-up of some of the more memorable tree photos I've taken recently.
It's always heartbreaking to see the paint depicting a diseased tree that will be removed. This is why we should all do our part to support planting more trees!
Tree from another planet
Extreme pruning on a huge evergreen tree in the south Minneapolis.
My favorite tree in the Linden Hills neighborhood of Minneapolis.
Oldest tree in Minneapolis
Located on the banks of the Mississippi River in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis, this ancient oak is featured in Andy Sturdevant's Minnpost article about heritage trees and has its own website.
The Nivens Family