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Sprout Lands: Tending the Endless Gift of Trees

Presented by Arnold Arboretum at Arnold Arboretum, Boston MA

Jun 27 2019
Sprout Lands: Tending the Endless Gift of Trees

Join arborist and author, William Bryant Logan, on a journey to re-discover the ancient arts used by our ancestors to live with trees in a mutually beneficial way.

William Bryant Logan, Certified Arborist, Founder and President of Urban Arborists, Inc., and Author

Thursday, June 27, 6:30–7:45pm [ Arnold Arboretum, Hunnewell Building]

Tree pollarding, an ancient way of pruning that prompts thick nests of sprouts to form on major branches, was once the ordinary practice in all prosperous communities. Yet, somehow, what was mundane to a villager in the Middle Ages has slipped from use, and even memory, in the twenty first century. Hear Logan speak of the

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Arnold Arboretum

125 Arborway, Boston, MA 02130
(Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain)


You can get to the Arboretum by subway, bus, or car. Get directions to our main entrance at Arborway Gate, Peters Hill, Weld Hill Building, or Dana Greenhouses. Free parking is available along the Arborway, Bussey Street, and Walter Street. There is no visitor parking inside the Arboretum. The Arnold Arboretum also offers resources for improved accessibility.

The Arboretum is easily reached by public transportation. Take the Orange Line to Forest Hills, cross Washington Street, and take Blackwell Footpath through Bussey Brook Meadow to the South Street Gate.

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