If we do have a ‘limited time’ my wife and I will be heartbroken. Taken five years apart, these pictures show the growth and beauty of one of our two ash trees. Many thanks to Paul and Travis of Vermont Hillside for planting and ongoing care, and to Allen Bros out of Westminster.

—Rich and Buffy Lavoie, Saxtons River

 

Young ash tree growing on sloping lawns with house on the right

Photos taken five years apart of an ash tree planted by Rich and Buffy Lavoie at their Saxtons River home.

Ash tree growing on sloping lawns with house on the right

Five years later.

 

 


About Ash Stories: Ash Stories is a collaboration between the Vermont Land Trust and the Vermont Urban & Community Forestry Program to celebrate Vermont’s ash trees and their role in our woods, wetlands, and towns. You can learn more about the project here

Do you have an ash story to share? We’d love to hear from you. Email ash@vlt.org with your story to be included in our collection. Questions? Contact Allaire Diamond, VLT ecologist.

 

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