Dizzy Video of the Big Old Tree from the Ground

Here is a video of the Big Tree looking up.  It might get a little dizzy. Please don’t forget to sign and share our petition to save small open spaces in new developments in Philadelphia. https://www.change.org/p/councilman-mark-squilla-save-old-2-st-tree

The Tree of Heaven Nature’s Gardening Clock

The Tree of Heaven (Ailanthus altissima) is admittedly a very tricky tree to maintain.  We have been maintaining our for many years now.  I have to say, it loves to create seedlings.  The Tree has a long Philadelphia connection.  From http://www.fs.fed.us/database/feis/plants/tree/ailalt/all.html Sprouts from the first tree-of-heaven in North America, planted in Philadelphia’s Bartram Botanical Garden 1784,

Sounds from the Tree

capturing life and Sounds under the Big Tree.  Listening to the wind rustling the leaves and the local birds chirping away.