Category Trees

Arborpalooza

Did you know that a Joshua Tree is not a tree at all? Turns out it’s an angiosperm (that’s “flowering plant” for the fancy-word-averse) that belongs to the yucca family, so considering this was the first “tree” I considered when starting to work on the Tree badge so long ago, I was about two seconds into the […]

Gettin’ Dirty With The Treeples

Do you know how good it feels to jam your fists into some slightly warm, kinda moist, supremely dirty earth? Really, really good. That’s right: I like planting trees and I cannot lie. Baby. Got. Bark. I’ve always been a tree nerd. I grew up in Milwaukee, a lovely midwestern burg whose namesake County Parks system […]