A Magazine About Food, Art & Exchange In Midtown Kingston, Published By The Hudson Valley Current.

Tree Varieties: Labeled and Loved

by Lee Reich Outside, the garden is deathly still except for an almost life-like rustling. This rustling is the wind playing on plant labels. I have affixed labels to many of my trees and shrubs because I can’t always remember what variety I planted. I also have this nagging fear that the next person to […]

Dress Up & The Winter Tree ID Game

by Lee Reich The Well-Dressed, Young Tree   My young trees are now decked out in all their winter finery—arboreal attire, perfumes, and cosmetics that will protect them through the winter. Insects and disease-causing fungi are dead or dormant, but larger, furrier animals now pose a threat. Deer, rabbits, and mice are eager to gnaw […]