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city Foliage

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city Foliage

I had the opportunity to walk through the Common yesterday. Today I walked down Marlborough Street and through a bit if the public garden. The leaves were very pretty, but in my opinion, nowhere near "peak".

Happy fall and GO SOX!!!!

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I agree Forgot - I walked through the beautiful park in Post Office Square the end of last week and none of the oak or maple trees there were showing any colors yet...all green! If anyone is in the financial district and looking for an oasis, here is a link to information about the park - I remember when that entire block was an ugly concrete garage!

Some of the trees in the park are 'on loan' from the Arboretum:

The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University and Friends of Post Office Square entered into a unique partnership which brought several mature specimen trees to The Norman B. Leventhal Park on a permanent loan from the Arnold Arboretum’s Living Collections. These trees, some of which had grown at the Arnold Arboretum in Jamaica Plain for forty years, include a Hybrid Red Oak, an Eastern Arborvitae, and two Giant Western Arborvitae. The “loan” of these trees is part of the Arnold Arboretum’s commitment to increasing public appreciation of the value of woody plants.


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