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Know Your Trees: Magnolias

This week for Know Your Trees, GM will consider a group of trees known primarily for their flowers: the magnolias. While there are a wide variety of species and sub-species of magnolias throughout the world, in Georgetown you are likely … Continue reading

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Know Your Trees: Ginkgoes

All yes, the dreaded ginkgoes. This week GM tackles his long stinky nemesis. If you live here, you’re probably already familiar with these trees, but if not, here we go. The ginkgo is an old tree. A really, really old … Continue reading

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Know Your Trees: Elms

This week for Know Your Trees, GM will visit one of the most beloved, and most endangered, American street tree: the Elm. American elm trees were the grand dame of street trees in American throughout the first half of the … Continue reading

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Know Your Trees: Osage

This week for Know Your Trees, GM is going to highlight a tree people start to notice this time of year. They notice and wonder about this tree so much that GM publishes the same article every year explaining them … Continue reading

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Know Your Trees: London Plane Trees

Today for Know Your Trees, GM is going to talk about a new superstar for Georgetown street trees: the London plane. The first thing to know about London plane trees is that they look an awful lot like another tree … Continue reading

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Know Your Trees: Oaks

Today GM is going to continue his attempt to help you lose your tree blindness by teaching you a little bit about some of the mightiest trees around: oaks. Oaks are one of the larger groups of trees that you … Continue reading

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Despite All the Rain, You’ll Still Have to Water the Trees

We’ve hit the rainy season here in DC. And you’d be forgiven for thinking that means our street trees can rely on Mother Nature for their needed water. But sadly you’d be mistaken. We still need to water our street … Continue reading

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Reminder: Come Out And Hear GM Talk About Trees

Reminder, this Saturday, GM will be assisting in a walking tour from Dumbarton House to talk about trees. Here’s the information again: On May 26th, Dumbarton House will be offering a walking tour focused on trees. The tour will be … Continue reading

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Come Hear GM Drone on About Trees

On May 26th, Dumbarton House will be offering a walking tour focused on trees. The tour will be led by professional tour guide Dwayne Starlin, but GM will be there as a special guest to chime in with some wisdom … Continue reading

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Water Your Trees!

As you surely know, it’s crazy hot this week! And while we’re all comfortably ensconced in air conditioned homes and offices, our poor street trees are baking away without relief. Even the brief showers we were promised last night–which would … Continue reading

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