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Like many residents of Jacksonville, Florida, the Jeffrey Meyers family liked to picnic under the city s magnificent Treaty Live Oak. When their toddler handed them an acorn from the tree, Meyers, a nurseryman, planted it in their back yard. That acorn was the inspiration for an immensely popular project, America s Famous & Historic Trees, sponsored by American Forests, the country s oldest nonprofit conservation organization. Through this program, Meyers and his volunteers have collected seeds …

Graceland Cemetery in Chicago was founded in 1860 and developed over several decades by a series of landscape gardeners whose reputations today figure among the most important in the field. An exemplar of the rural cemetery type, Graceland was Chicago s answer to its eastern counterparts, Mount Auburn in Cambridge and Laurel Hill in Philadelphia. While the initial layout of the cemetery was the work of William Saunders, designer of Laurel Hill, the cemetery is most often associated with a later style …

Like many residents of Jacksonville, Florida, the Jeffrey Meyers family liked to picnic under the city s magnificent Treaty Live Oak. When their toddler handed them an acorn from the tree, Meyers, a nurseryman, planted it in their back yard. That acorn was the inspiration for an immensely popular project, America s Famous & Historic Trees, sponsored by American Forests, the country s oldest nonprofit conservation organization. Through this program, Meyers and his volunteers have collected seeds …