Deciduous trees

June 07, 2018 - 3:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A onetime contestant on the TV reality show "Top Chef" has been arrested on charges he poisoned his Brooklyn neighbor's giant maple tree that's now in danger of dying. Prosecutors say Adam Harvey is due in court Friday after allegedly drilling holes into the trunk of the 60-year-old...
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FILE- In this April 23, 2018, file photo, first lady Melania Trump, second from right, and Brigitte Macron, second from left, watch as President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron participate in a tree planting ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. The sapling, a gift from Macron on the occasion of his state visit, is gone from the lawn. A pale patch of grass was left in its place. The White House hasn't offered an explanation. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
April 30, 2018 - 5:48 am
PARIS (AP) — The French president's office says there's nothing mysterious about the disappearance of an oak tree he planted on the White House lawn. It was put in quarantine, like other plants or animals brought into U.S. territory. The sapling was a gift from French President Emmanuel Macron for...
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This Saturday, April 28, 2018, photo shows an empty area where a tree was planted by U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron during a tree planting ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. The young ceremonial tree was planted in the area between the light pole at left and the tree at right. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
April 29, 2018 - 12:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A mystery is brewing at the White House about what happened to the oak tree President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron planted there last week. The sapling was a gift from Macron on the occasion of his state visit. News photographers snapped away Monday as Trump...
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April 29, 2018 - 6:52 am
LONDON (AP) — Residents in London are being told to beware the white-haired caterpillars that can cause rashes, vomiting and asthma attacks. The British Forestry Commission says caterpillars that become oak processionary moths have been spotted in and around the British capital since mid-April. The...
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In this photo taken on Thursday, March 29, 2018, florist Philippa Craddock, poses for a photo, in her studio, in London. Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have chosen a self-taught London floral designer for their nuptials. The couple said Sunday, April 1, 2018 that Philippa Craddock will create the church flower arrangements for the May 19 wedding at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor. (Dominic Lipinski/Pool Photo via AP)
April 01, 2018 - 6:38 am
LONDON (AP) — The royal wedding will take place among white garden roses, peonies and foxgloves, set off by branches of beech, birch and hornbeam. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have chosen a self-taught London floral designer for their nuptials. The couple said Sunday that Philippa Craddock will...
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March 05, 2018 - 7:16 pm
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — Five types of apples, once thought to be extinct, have been rediscovered in northern Idaho and eastern Washington. The Lewiston Tribune newspaper reported Monday that "apple detective" David Benscoter located the trees growing near a butte in the rolling hills of the vast...
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November 22, 2017 - 10:37 am
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Abundant acorns, beech nuts and other foods are providing wildlife across at least parts of the Northeast with a bountiful Thanksgiving feast this year. The record volume of nuts and berries is fattening every animal species that depend on them. Experts attribute the...
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September 14, 2017 - 8:01 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A scientific group says five prominent species of ash tree in the eastern U.S. have been driven to the brink of extinction from years of lethal attack by a beetle. The International Union for Conservation of Nature says tens of millions of trees in the U.S. and Canada have already...
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Firefighters hold a blanket as bodies are removed from the scene where a tree fell on a large crowd on the outskirts of Funchal, the capital of Madeira island, Portugal, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. Portuguese authorities say a tree that fell during a popular religious festival on the island of Madeira killed at least 12 people and more than 50 others were injured in the accident near the island capital of Funchal. The tree fell while a large crowd was gathered as part of a Nossa Senhora do Monte festival. (ASPRESS via AP)
August 16, 2017 - 6:49 am
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A 12-month-old baby and two foreign women were among the 13 people killed when a huge oak tree crashed down on an outdoor religious festival in Portugal's Madeira Islands, authorities said Wednesday. The foreigners killed in Tuesday's accident were a 42-year-old French woman...
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May 12, 2017 - 4:42 pm
SHAFTSBURY, Vt. (AP) — Two trees planted by poet Robert Frost near his home perhaps as far back as the 1920s have been toppled by high winds. Officials at what's now the Robert Frost Stone House Museum in Shaftsbury say the birch and snow apple trees came crashing down on May 6. Museum director...
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