All of these photos taken of trees in our yard...Click on any photo for an enlarged image.
Climb a tree - it gets you closer to heaven.  ~Author Unknown
Popcorn poppin on the Apricot tree

Pine draped in Virginia Creeper


Between every two pines is a doorway to a new world.  ~John Muir


   Trees are happy for no reason; they are not going to become prime ministers or presidents and they are not going to become rich and they will never have any bank balance.  Look at the flowers - for no reason.  It is simply unbelievable how happy flowers are.  ~Osho

 There is always Music amongst the trees in the Garden, but our hearts must be very quiet to hear it.  ~Minnie Aumonier

River Birch

 Poems are made by fools like me,
But only God can make a tree.
~Joyce Kilmer, "Trees," 1914



 As the poet said, "only God can make a tree" - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.  ~Woody Allen

Dead Pine with Boston Ivy

For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver.  ~Martin Luther

You can live for years next door to a big pine tree, honored to have so venerable a neighbor, even when it sheds needles all over your flowers or wakes you, dropping big cones onto your deck at still of night.  ~Denise Levertov

We all need a little pruning...

Or we "self prune"


Who cries over a tree? favorite tree in the yard...a  Linden, blown by wind.