Around the Farm, November 2017

Autumn is here and digging is in full swing.  And the nursery is ablaze in fall colors.  Take a look at these photos from the first week of November 2017.

 

Two rows of Nyssa sylvatica; 2 in
Two rows of Liquidambar styraciflua; 2 in
Tree hole, 32 in
Tree hole, 28 in
Staged orders
Spring 2017 and fall 2016 plantings
Spade in action
Sassafras albidum; 1¼ in
Sassafras albidum, fall color
Quercus phellos; 2 in
Quercus phellos, fall color
Quercus palustris; 2 in
Quercus liners, fall 2017
Quercus falcata; 2 in
Quercus coccinea; 1½ in
Quercus coccinea, fall color
Nyssa sylvatica; 2 in
Nursery overview with rain moving in
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Liquidambar styraciflua, fall color
Liquidambar styraciflua 2in
Ilex opaca, fruit detail
Ilex decidua; 5 ft
Ilex decidua, fruit detail 2
Ilex decidua, fruit detail 1
Hand-shaping rootballs
Freshly dug Cercis canadensis
Fall 2017 liners and winter cover
Fagus grandifolia; 2 in
Diospyros virginiana, fruit detail
Digging Fagus grandifolia for fall orders
Crimping and lacing
Castanea pumila; 2 in
Castanea pumila; 2 in, low-branched
Castanea pumila, fruit detail
Carpinus caroliniana; 2 in
Betula nigra; 8-10 ft
Asimina triloba; 6 ft
Acer rubrum; 2 in
Acer rubrum, fall color detail
Two rows of Liquidambar styraciflua; 2 in
Tree hole, 32 in
Tree hole, 28 in
Staged orders
Spring 2017 and fall 2016 plantings
Spade in action
Sassafras albidum; 1¼ in
Sassafras albidum, fall color
Quercus phellos; 2 in
Quercus phellos, fall color
Quercus palustris; 2 in
Quercus liners, fall 2017
Quercus falcata; 2 in
Quercus coccinea; 1½ in
Quercus coccinea, fall color
Nyssa sylvatica; 2 in
Nursery overview with rain moving in
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Liquidambar styraciflua, fall color
Liquidambar styraciflua 2in
Ilex opaca, fruit detail
Ilex decidua; 5 ft
Ilex decidua, fruit detail 2
Ilex decidua, fruit detail 1
Hand-shaping rootballs
Freshly dug Cercis canadensis
Fall 2017 liners and winter cover
Fagus grandifolia; 2 in
Diospyros virginiana, fruit detail
Digging Fagus grandifolia for fall orders
Crimping and lacing
Castanea pumila; 2 in
Castanea pumila; 2 in, low-branched
Castanea pumila, fruit detail
Carpinus caroliniana; 2 in
Betula nigra; 8-10 ft
Asimina triloba; 6 ft
Acer rubrum; 2 in
Acer rubrum, fall color detail