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Paperbark Hearts

Beth
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I would call my tree story Paperbark hearts. My favorite tree is the Paperbark maple. It has beautiful cinnamon-colored bark that looks like it's peeling.

Family
December 5, 2018

Tree Colors

Charles
V

Twenty-five years ago my family and I moved here from the East Coast, northern New England to be exact, and the Boston area specifically, although before living in Boston we lived in Maine.

Landscape
December 5, 2018

Kid Loves Tree

Jamie
R

When I was a little kid I was the youngest of three, and when my brother and sister didn't want to play with me, outside my dad's house was this big maple tree next to our driveway, and I was able

Childhood
December 5, 2018

Lala's Memory

Kim
C

So my godmother passed on right out of cooking school, I graduated from cooking school, and instead of a funeral or anything like that she just wanted to have a ceremony on her farm and we planted

Memorial/Tribute Tree
December 5, 2018

Swingers of Willows

Nancy
P

I grew up in Lansing, Illinois, a southeastern suburb of Chicago.  When I was two years old, we moved into a pre-World War II house with a double lot that had older, established trees and a pa

Childhood
November 22, 2018

A tree is a playground

Pamela
C

Growing up we had more than one horse chestnut tree around our block on the northwest side of Chicago. As kids, we liked to collect the chestnuts when they fell in their prickly green covers.

Childhood
November 13, 2018

Faithful Memories

Heidi
Q

My parents moved onto their Tinley Park half-acre lot when I was two years old. Toward the center of the backyard was an old silver maple. Its trunk measured at least three feet in diameter.

Childhood
November 7, 2018

Diana

Maggie
W

Years ago, before I knew that Bradford pear trees were not long lasting, I planted one in my front yard.

Landscape
November 7, 2018
wooden rabbit carved from tree

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