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

Gardens on Philadelphia Vacant Lots

With all this muckety muck going on about zoning and use permits and such, we did some research on vacant lots, licenses and gardens and we found this, under Philadelphia Code, Title 9, CHAPTER 9-3900. PROPERTY LICENSES AND OWNER ACCOUNTABILITY: § 9-3904. Vacant Lot License. (1) Required. (a) The owner of any lot on which no

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,

Neighborhood Showing of the Lorax

We are a Go! for showing the movie The Lorax Saturday, July 23, 2016 after dark (est. 9pm) with a rain date of Sun 7/24 we are showing the movie The Lorax (© Universal Studios).  We will have petitions for neighbors and visitors to sign in support of the tree. Location the corner of South

Gardening on Small Lots

Gardening on Small Lots is a Great Idea. Small lots provide many opportunities for families and local communities to enjoy nature and family time.  Our family has been gardening our lots for many years.  Every year we try new things.  In our 15ft 9in x 20 ft corner lot we have set up: two 4ft

Posters Going Into Windows

Houses are starting to hang posters in local windows. We started with ours. It would be wonderful if people took pictures of their windows with the posters in them and posted on Facebook or Twitter. We are at https://twitter.com/SaveOld2StTree and https://www.facebook.com/SaveOld2StTree/ Please Feel Free to print your own Window Poster for www.SaveOld2StTree.org Here is a

Petition Signature Map by Zip

Let see if we can make this go around he World Please Help Us Spread the Word around Philly, PA, the USA and the World. Please Click the link to our Change.org petition Thank You, The Big Old Tree