We’re offering Inman Park residents and residents of nearby neighborhoods (e.g., Edgewood, Candler Park, O4W, Lake Claire, Poncey-Highlands, Va-Hi, Druid Hills, etc.) a free pruning workshop on Sunday, June 25, from 2:00-5:00 pm. It’s for beginners or anyone who needs a refresher. Details and sign up here:
The workshop will be led by Jim Abbot, a longtime volunteer with Trees Atlanta and chair of Inman Park Tree Watch.
Now, for you literary types, here’s poet Allison Funk reading her short poem “On Pruning.” Going back thousands of years, we humans have regarded pruning as an obvious source of wisdom about our own lives. Enjoy.
Famous line from Cool Hand Luke, the 1967 film starring Paul Newman.
We thought about that scene when we were in Freedom Park today, repairing the damage someone caused these Chinese elms (Ulmus parvifolia). Continue reading What We’ve Got Here Is Failure to Communicate