Fr inge trees make it official: spring is here!







Fringe tree. Grancy Graybeard. Chionanthus virginicus. Old folks and fancy horticulturalists alike delight in this harbinger of spring. Most backyard gardeners didn’t go to the nursery to get their specimen of this old-time favorite. They went to the woods. Don’t tell the Sierra Club. – Ron Gholson

Fringe tree. Grancy Graybeard. Chionanthus virginicus. Old folks and fancy horticulturalists alike delight in this harbinger of spring. Most backyard gardeners didn’t go to the nursery to get their specimen of this old-time favorite. They went to the woods. Don’t tell the Sierra Club. – Ron Gholson