Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson
I saw that on a bench yesterday at Jenkins Arboretum.
I also fell in love with an oak tree named Quercus montana, the chestnut oak. I am going to add it to my woods. Jenkins had no seedlings available, so I will source elsewhere.
Quercus montana, the chestnut oak.
As a gardener, I like to learn. Part of the learning is opening your eyes and heart to the experience of local arboretums. Jenkins Arboretum is my personal favorite. I belong to it and it is so easy to join – and the fees are quite modest!
I joined Jenkins because of my current garden. This is a spectacular natural property. The history is as equally lovely. It was created as a love story, and because of that love, became a public garden:
The home and twenty acres…
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