Cultivating Place: Foregrounding Plants: the Arnold Arboretum celebrates 150 years of growing together, with William (Ned) Friedman
In one of our more flamboyant arboreal seasons of the year—when our charismatic woody megaflora of the Northern Hemisphere—the trees—are chlorophyllin down, coloring up, and turning over their foliage biomass to the soil in preparation for the winter ahead, this week we are in a conversational exploration about the scale and meaning of trees, with William (Ned) Friedman, 8th director of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University.
Located in Jamaica Plain and Roslindale, Massachusetts, this free and open-to-the-public majestic convening of trees is celebrating its 150th anniversary of growing together. The trees have so much to teach us, and we have so much to learn.
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