Published 1978 .
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...includes a list of trees and shrubs recommended for planting in Boston with a description of each and information on how to plant and care for them; lists collections of trees and shrubs in the Boston area open to the public and lists books and articles on trees and shrubs in the city; also includes a list of resources, environmental programs and drawings of streets in various neighborhoods that have trees; this item was in the BRA collection...
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We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow more. The modern city is not only pavement and concrete. Parks, gardens, trees, and other plants are an integral part of the urban environment.
Often the focal points of social movements and political interests, green spaces represent far more than simply an effort to balance the man-made with the natural. Virginia Lee Burton won the Caldecott Medal in for her memorable picture book The Little House, a poignant story of a cute country cottage that becomes engulfed by the city that grows up around house has an expressive face of windows and doors, and even the feelings of a person, so she’s sad when she’s surrounded by the dirty, noisy city’s hustle and bustle: “/5.
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The book starts with a bird’s-eye view of the tree canopy, then swoops down to street level, digs deep into the ground. Although some tree species dominate, the observer can often identify a great number of different species of trees and shrubs. The role of many city forests as testing grounds, for example for introducing new trees species, is an important explanation Cited by: 1.
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The leaves of a tree are green most of the time, but they can come in many colors, shapes and sizes. The leaves take in sunlight and use water and food from the roots to make the tree grow, and to reproduce.
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“Green spread through the city like a song, breathing to the sky, drawing down the rain like a blessing.” Consider this book, with its mesmerizing chalky art, a window into how our physical environment syncs with our personal histories.
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