Trees on the Go

November 29, 2018 Fish Branch Tree Farms in Zolfo Springs hosted the Trees on the Go educational seminar in partnership with FNGLA, Roots Plus Growers and ASLA Florida. Their nursery is a model tree farm emphasizing quality and consistency.  Speakers: Dr. Ed Gilman (U.F. Professor Emeritus) on the state of the urban forest and early…

Royal Poinciana Parts

Large trees are best admired from afar. But this Royal Poinciana (Delonix regia) deserves a closer inspection to appreciate all its beauty. I found this tree on the grounds of the Edison Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers, Florida.

Stumped: Twisted Trees

Hurricane Irma left her mark on South Florida.  Five months ago her 90 to 150 mile per hour winds destroyed tens of thousands of trees but here are some interesting survivors in Fort Myers and Naples. (Roll over each photo for the caption.)