Horticulture -

“the art and science of growing flowers, fruits, vegetables, trees and shrubs resulting in the development of the minds and emotions of individuals, the enrichment and health of communities, and the integration of the ‘garden’ in the breadth of modern civilization.” (Diane Relf, Prof of Horticulture at Virginia Polytechnic University)

Hawthorns - The Wild Ones

Hawthorns are a group of small trees that grow in the temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. In the Midwest, they are grown commercially for ornamental trees, street trees, and natural areas. There are many species, but most are dense, somewhat wild looking small trees.

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