Wide Roots by Lori Lipsky
to provide each tree strength
in its stand against time
When our girls were younger, our family spent countless weekend afternoons hiking the trails of the Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin.
My favorite part of the Arboretum is Longenecker Gardens, with its grassy tree-covered hill (the large area to the left of the building in the photo below).
The Arboretum possesses Wisconsin’s premier assortment of trees and shrubs, with over 2500 types.The lilacs, magnolias, crabapples and maples are magnificent.
Do you ever think about the roots below the surface?
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*photo credit: Top photo by Dori (PD). Second photo by Jeff Miller, UW-Madison photo library.