The evergreen cedar tree fights to germinate it’s seed and survive in the forest. In this photo, little cedar seeds have found their way between the limestone cracks and with a little water try to establish themselves.
Many property owners plant sapling trees for a variety of reasons: create a wind block, property line identification … some for future generations of their families! These trees are about 25 to 30 years old and have many years left to develop for future generations!
The roots of a tree continue to grow and enlarge as the tree matures. Depending on the tree’s location, as in this photo, this cedar tree roots can be a nuisance when cutting grass and unsightly when protruding above the ground.
Evergreen Austrian Pine Tree has 4″-6″ long needles that are firm to the touch and quite sharp. The opposite to the thin soft needles on a white pine tree.
Stylish wood sign design with cut out wind sweep pine trees … sign creates a natural forest feel. Wood signs last longer when treated. One must retreat wood signs every 2-4 years to maintain the original design and one’s business image.
Top view of a oak tree sapling just in it’s first year of life!
Upscale landscape garden with rattan grass fence divider, palm tree and yellow bed flowers in spring – Sydney, AU
Timber frame construction of sign using wooden pegs to hold the joints together.
Unfortunately ash trees are being cut down to stop the spread of disease caused by the ash tree borer.
White birch tree branches are a stark contrast to the blue sky background.
Poplar wood trim painted white adds an ornamental feature in a century home.
The smoke bush can be a great plant to add to your landscape design. Here 2 smoke bushes decorate either side of a stairway with wooden rails for safety.
The sign in this photo warns the public not to venture out on ice that has formed on forest ponds during the winter months.
Cedar posts and rails are a popular choice for fences that denote the property line on country estates.
Don’t throw out those old boots just yet! All sorts of containers can be transformed into quirky landscaping ideas. These boots have been planted with a variety of succulent cactus and displayed on a wooden bench.
Cacti are succulent plants, meaning they are able to store water, which enables them to grow in very dry climates. The royal blue background in this photo provides a striking contrast to the pale green plants.
A mature cedar tree hedge denotes property line and also provides privacy to the homeowner.
A peace pole is an international symbol and monument to peace. Cedar is a common choice of wood for peace poles because it resists rot and bugs.
When Pine tree branches are cut the tree produces a resin. The sap forms a protective layer to seal the wound.
I wonder what forest animal made these snowy tracks across the frozen pond. Any ideas?
An Ash tree log left on the forest floor peaks out of a mound of snow in midwinter.
The Balsam Fir tree is an evergreen tree that keeps its fine needle-like leaves even in winter.
Hollow trees are often home to a multitude of animals and birds in the forest. Here an old maple tree trunk provides a warm and dry home to some lucky bird. It even has a roof of snow!
Evening picture of White Cedar Tree growing at Crater Lake.