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Among Green Trees by Julia Ellen Rogers 1902

111 E Cuks
111 E C_uks The White Oak, Qi1prells Allm. Is The Noblest Of Its Race. Its Bark Is Pale Gray, Scaly, And Cut By Shallow Fissures. The Twigs Are Dark And End In Tufts Of Leaves. Each Year Several New Shoots Rise From The End Of Each Twig, A Fact Which ...

4i Dy A Fasci
A Fasci Nati Nc, 4'i' Dy Most People Consider Themselves Lucky To Know The Commonest Trees During The Growing Season. Recognizing Them By Their Leaves, Flowers, Or Fruit. But When Winter Comes They Can Hardly Be Sure Of A, Maple, Or Even An Elm. It Is Not Easy To Grasp ...

A Pine Shaving And
A Pine Shaving And An Oak Splinter. For Kindling Wood That Will Split Commend Me The " Soft " Pine. Set The Hatchet Into The Top Of A Stick With No Matter How Light A Stroke, :ind The Spread Of The Blade Sends A Cleft On Before It. Down The ...

An Interesting Tree Immigrant
An Interesting Tree Immigrant. The Ailanthus Tree. Which Landed Here From China About One Hundred Years Ago, Has Called Much Attention H Itself Ever Since. 1 Saw It First In A Big City — A Strange Tree Standing Nvitli All The Stately Dignity Of An English Elm At The Head ...

Apples On Willow Trees
Apples On Willow Trees. When The Heart-leaved Willow Buds East Their Leathery Poke Bonnets In Spring, And Begin To Undo Their Bundles Of Young Leaves, A Creature Wriggles Itself Free From Its Pupa Case In A Dead Leaf At The Foot Of The Tree, And Tries Its Powers Of Flight. ...

Flow To Tell Tue
Flow To Tell Tue Age Of A Thee It Is Not Always Necessary To Cut Down A Tree In Order To Find Out How Old It Is. Each Twig And Branch Bears A Record Of Years, Written In The Scars Of Bud Scales And Leaves. In Old Trees The Reading ...

How Trees Breathe
How Trees Breathe. When We Say- A Tree Fir/.p Thus And So. Or It Thinks This Or That, We Are Indulging In Fancy. Lint When We Say A Tree Bruttlics, We State An Accepted Scientific Truth. There Is No Make-believe About It. A Tree Inhales Oxygen And Exhales Carbon Dioxid. ...

How Trees Feed
How Trees Feed. 1 Have Spoken Of The Breathing Of A Tree,—the Means By Which The Free Of The Air Is Brought Into Contact With The Living Cells Of The Cambium. It Is Not Easy To Explain What Business The Oxygen Has There. Nor Is It Easy To Understand How ...

How Trees Grow
How Trees Grow. This Is What An Elm Tree Accomplishes In A Year's Work. In March There Are Only Buds On The Twigs, With A Leaf Scar Helot' Each One. In April The Largest Buds Cast Off Their Scales. And Blossoms Open. In Nay The Fruit Ripens And Falls, While ...

How Trees Reproduce Their
How Trees Reproduce Their Kind. Trees Seem To Share With All Other Living Things An Apprehension That Their Race May Perish From The Earth. It Is To Prevent This That They Feed And Breathe And Grow. Soon As They Are Old Enough They Produce Flowers, Mature Soeds, And Fling Them ...

Insects Diseases Andspraying
Insects - Diseases And Spraying. The Rise Of Spraying. The Spraying Of Plants Is A Wholesale Method Of Destroying Insects And Fungi. It Is One Of The Great Discoveries Of The Nineteenth Century. Though The Whole Subject Is Less Than Twenty-five Years Old, Already A Whole Book Has Been Devoted ...

Leaf Buds And Fruit
Leaf Buds And Fruit Buds In Winter Bare Twigs Tell Much About Things Past. They Also Tell Us Much About The Future. I Broke Off The Tip Of A Slippery Elm Branch That Leans Across The Fence. Let Us Read The Store It Tells Of Last Summer. And The Promises ...

Locusts And Other Pod
Locusts And Other Pod - Bearers. Among Our Common Trees Are A Few Whose Fruit Proclaims Their Family Connection With The Peas And Beans. They Are All Pod-bearers. Most Of These Trees Carry The Resemblance Farther, And Hear Flowers Of The Sweet Pea Type. The Common Locust, Called Also Acacia ...

Parks Where To Place
Where To Place Trees And Shrubbery" -the Principles Of Landscape Gardening Applied To City Lots For School Grounds, Parks, And Cemeteries Have You A Home Of Your Own, Set In The Midst Of A Garden That Is The Work Of Your Own Hands? Do You Know The Joy Of Making ...

Peactic1 F012esti Applied
Peactic.1 F012esti; Applied Tll Small Areas The Problem Of Unprofitable Hillsides. — There Is Much Land In The United States That Is Unfit For Agriculture, But There Is None So Poor Or So Dry, Except In The Arid Regions, That It Will 110t, Grow Trees. A Great Deal Of Land ...

Pine Cones On Willow
Pine Cones On Willow Trees. Do Men Gather Grapes Of Thorns Or Figs Of Thistles?" 1 Asked Myself Incredulously, -- Or Pine Cones Of Willow Hedges ? " I Was Walking Along A Country Road, On Either Side Of Which Was A Willow Hedge. I Was Watch Tl Flu, Cymn,r1 ...

Pines And Other Conifers
Pines And Other Conifers The Conifers Are An Ancient And Honorable Race. They Form One Of The Proud Old First Families " Of Trees. Along The Shores Of Tik Silurian Sea They Stood Up, Man-fashion, With The Giant Horse Tails And The Tree Ferns, Before Most Species Of Modern Plants ...

Practical Suggestions For Cultivating
Practical Suggestions For Cultivating Fruit Trees In Small Yards In City Or Village. There Is A Vision Wondrous Fair Which Fills The Eve Of The Man Who Sets Out Fruit Trees In His Back Yard. As He Tends And Watches Them, The Vision Comes Ever Nearer, And At Last It ...

Some Insect Enemies Of
Some Insect Enemies Of Fruit Trees. The Apple-tree Tent-catopilla• Is A Chewing Insect Naturally Infests The Wild Cherry. It Has Become A Serious Pest Upon Apple Trees. A Band Of Eggs Covered By A Dark Varnish May Be Found On The Twigs In Winter Time. In Spring Tiny Caterpillars Emerge ...

Some Insects Affect Ng
Some Insects Affect] Ng 511 Ale Trees Shade Trees And Fruit Trees Have Many Insect Enemies In Et Aninun. There Are Some That Are Peculiar To Limited Groups. Tits.oc•-moths, With The Gypsy Moth As Its Most Notorious Type, Are Conspicuous Enemies Of Shade Trees In Towns. The Gathering And Destroying ...

Stovewood Studies Knots And
Stovewood Studies Knots And Knot - Holes. If We Ignore For A Moment The Fact That A Tree Has Branches We May Think Of Its Animal Increase In Height And Diameter As The Slipping On Over Its Head Each Summer Of A Hollow Cone Made Of Closely Packed Straight Wood ...

The Ashes
The Ashes. An Ash Tree Is Well Worth Knowing, Though It Is Not Always Sive To Friendly Overtures. If Von Would Really Know A. Tree, You Must Learn To Give It Brief Sympathetic Glances As You Pass It Day By Day. You Need Not Often Stop To Parley, But Without ...

The Basswoods Or Lindens
The Basswoods Or Lindens In The Log School House Of An Earlier Day The Benches Were Simple, Rude Affairs Hewn Out Of Native Lumber. Many An Old Man Remembers How Promptly He Used To Dispatch His Chores And Betake Himself To Schuid On The Morning Of The First Day. Zeal ...

The Battle Among The
The Battle Among The Twigs The White Oak I See From My Window Has A Dozen Main Branches That Spring Out Of The Trunk At Various Levels. Each Branch Subdivides Again And Again. The Outside Of The Dome Of The Tree Is A Maze Of Small Twigs Whose Buds Are ...

The Beech
The Beech • I Can Always Tell Ivhen I Am Coming To A Piece 01' Beech Woods Just By The Smell Of The Said The Inan Who Loves To Explore New Regions On His Bicycle. • How Do They Smell ? Asked. • Oh, As The Beech Nuts Taste, I ...

The Birches Hornbeamand
The Birches - Hornbeam And Tatterdemalion Birches This Exclamatory Phrase By 11rs. Amu! Botsford Comstock Gives The Clue To The Character Of These Most Interesting Trees. Their Threadbare, Ragged Tplorel Proclaims The Members Of This Family, Avliether We Meet Them In The Far North Or Below The 'propic Of Cancer. ...

The Black Oaks
The Black Oaks. A Type Of The Biennial Group Is The Black Oak, ()norms Colctinct. It Carries Its Half-grown Acorns Over Winter, And Ripens Them The Following Season. Its Bark Is Black, Rough And Deeply Furrowed, With Orange Inner Bark That Yields The Dye Known To Commerce As Qiwrcitrun. The ...

The Elms
The Elms There Are Four Native Species Of The Genus Limns In The Eastern Half Of The United States. They Are Valuable Lumber And Shade Trees. All Have Rough, Furrowed Bark. But They Vary In Size And Shape. They Have One-sided Leaves, Which Are Ovate, Straight-ribbed, Saw-toothed, And Borne In ...

The Elms Of New
The Elms Of New England I Wish Every One Could Visit New England. It Is A Necessary Part Of The Education Of An American. To The Historical Student Each Rood Of 1;111d Is Holy Ground. I Wish You All Could See The Little Villages In That Goodly Country, Each With ...

The Flight Of Seeds
The Flight Of Seeds When We Want. A Symbol Of Independence We Are Wont To Point To A Great Tree—a Sturdy Oak, Perhaps. Yet How Helpless Trees Are, After All ! Like Prometheus Chained To The Rock. They Cannot Move. While Creatures Smaller Than Eagles But Fully As Ravenous, Come ...

The Hickories
The Hickories. What Other Fire Ever So Hot, So Brilliant, Or So Cheering. As One Fed By Hickory Logs ! What Other Lumber Combines So Well The Qualities Of Hardness, Toughness, Tiul Strength ! What Other Nuts Are So Good To Eat As Hickory Nuts ! It. Certainly Looks Like ...

The Horse Chestnut
The Horse Chestnut. What Boy Does Not Know The I Lorse Chestnut Tree And Club It In The Fall, Keeping An Eye Peeled Meanwhile For The Irate Owner? What Do Boys Want Horse Chestnuts Fin.. Anyhow? They Are Not Good To Eat.— Lmt They Are Excellent To Carry In A ...

The Life History Of
The Life History Of A Maple To An Intelligent And Sympathetic Questioner An Aged Tree Speaks Freely Of Its Later Life, But Of Its Youth It Tells Little. We Must Begin At The Beginning If We Would Read The Story Of A Tree's A Seed ? No, For What Is ...

The Making Of Nursery
The Making Of Nursery Trees. Thousands Of Nursery Trees Are Bought And Set Out Each Year. They Reach The Purchaser As Lusty Young Trees, Often Higher Than A Man. They Are Labeled With Their Proper Names. Few People Know What Has Been The Life Story Of These Trees Before They ...

The Making Over Of
The Making Over Of Fruit Trees - Changing Variety. A Common Practice Among Fruit- Growers Is The Of Well Grown Trees. Suppose A Mini Has An Orchard Of Northern Spy Apple Trees Several Years Old, And He Wishes They Were Greenin•s. It Is Perfectly Practicable To Change His Trees Over ...

The Maples
The Maples Fourteen Species Of Maple Are Native To America, Nine Of Which Occur East Of The Rocky Mountains. To These Have Been Added Manv ,lapanese And European Kinds Which Seem Quite At Home Here, And Greatly Enhance The Beauty Of Parks. Avenues, And Private Grounds. Japan Is Believed To ...

The Oaks
The Oaks 'the Briton Can In Better Than He Can Tell Ids Love For The Oak. It Is A Passion, Strong And Deep, Come Down To Him By Inheritance From His Druid Ancestors. Centuries Have Not Abated The Intensity Of His Feeline'; They Have But Softened And Rational Ized It. ...

The Planting Of A
The Planting Of A Tree. Emerson Said : There Is A Best Way Of Doing Everything, If It Be To Boil An Egg." If This Saying Be True,— And It Fell From The Lips Of A Sage,—ho• Much Care Should Lie Bestowed Upon So Grave A Matter As The Planting ...

The Poplars
The Poplars. The Poplars Are Plebeian Trees, Hut They Have A Place To Fill In The Economy Of Nature And Of Man, And They Fill It With Credit. They Are Rude Pioneers That Go Before And Prepare The Way For Nobler Trees. When Fire Sweeps A Path Through The Forest, ...

The Pruning Of Trees
The Pruning Of Trees. In The Widest Sense Pruning Is The Removal Of Any Part Of A Plant For Any Purpose. In The First Place. Pruning May Be Performed In Order To Benefit Remaining Parts. This Is Pruning. As Commonly Defined ; Its Object Is More And Better Fruit Or ...

The Renovating Of Old
The Renovating Of Old Orchards. I Think It Must Have Been A Connecticut Yankee Who First Con Ceived The Idea That There Was Money In The Rejuvenatioii Of Old Orchards. It Must Have Been On Sonic Long Daytime Journey In New England, When The Neglected Mid Abandoned Orchards Flitted In ...

The Right And Wrong
The Right And Wrong Way To Cut Of A Limb. There Is But One Best Way To Cut Off The Limb Of A Tree. I.e., To Saw It Off Smooth And Clean On A Level With The Surrounding Bark. Without Leaving A Projecting Stub. \o Other Tool Will Serve The ...

The Sleep Of Tee
The Sleep Of Tee Trees. Trees Are, After All, Very Much Like Folks! Sleep O' Nights, They Feed And Drink, And Thereby Grow. They Breathe Through A Kind Of Lungs The Same Life-giving Oxygen, And Throw Off Carbon Dioxid. They Tear Their Clothes, And Have To Mend Them. In A ...

The Spirit Of Forestry
The Spirit Of Forestry. Why Is It That Everybody Is Interested In Forestry? There Is An 'mis Takable Charm In The Very Sound Of The Word. It Takes Hold On The Imagination. You Hear The Word In The Street Car. And You Look Up. You See That Others Are Interested, ...

The Willows
The Willows. The Willows All Belong In The Genus Salix. There Are One Hundred And Sixty Recognized Species. And Many Natural Hybrids Which Have Been Produced By The Chance Intercrossing Of Closely Related Species. Tice Parentage Of These Hybrids Is Often Problematic. Trees Of The Same Species Differ Greatly When ...

The Witch Of The
The Witch Of The Woods. In The Greenhouse Of The Botanical G-arden A Wondering Crowd Rounds The Orange Tree Laden At The Same Time With Dowers And Ripening Fruit. It Is A Startling Phenomenon, Setting Aside The Rules That Govern The Staid Orchards And Gar .] (10 Recall Among R ...

Thorns And Prickles
Thorns And Prickles. In The Midst Of An Old Pasture Stands A Stunted Apple Tree. By All The Signs, It Is A Close Relative Of The Thrifty Trees That Grow In The Boring Orchard. They Are Large Because They :rrow In Fertile Soil And Are Given Careful Tillage. Lint This ...

Tue Walni Ts
Tue Walni "ts The Black Ilralnut..fityl(ms Niu Ret, Was One Of The Giants In The Primeval Forests Of Eastern North America. Now It Is Rarely Met With Above Medium Height. An Occasional Speci Men Which Time And The Lumberman Have Spared, May Stand One Hundred And Fifty Feet High In ...

Why Trees Die
Why Trees Die. " The Days Of Our Years Are Three Score Years And Ten." What A Trifle Seems The Span Of Human Life When We Compare It With The Age Of Trees ! We Have Seen In The East Remnants Of Our Primeval Forests—trees That Measure One Hundred Feet ...

Why Trees Grow Erect
Why Trees Grow Erect. The Most Casual Observer Must Have Been Struck By The Constancy With Which The Trunks Of Trees Aim Toward The Zenith, Never Minding The Slope On Which They May He Growing. In Tapering Trees Like The Lombardy Poplar, This Is Most Noticeable, And In All Trees ...

Winter Themeaningof
Winter - The Meaning Of Them. It Is A Common Thing For People To B)ok Into The Tree Tops In Feb Ruary And Exclaim, "see How The Buds Are Swellinlr!" As A Matter Of Fact, The Buds Are No Bigger Then Than They Were In October And +1,1, ..;,• -11,“111111, ...