Choosing a tree
There are so many factors that go into choosing a tree. Here are some cross sections of red pine (front and back) that we hope will aid your decision:
Romeyn Beck Hough, The American woods: exhibited by actual specimens and with copious explanatory text. Lowville, N. Y.: Pub., and sections prepared by the author, 1888-19?. [HOLLIS]
Our colleagues in the Dumbarton Oaks Image Collection & Fieldwork Archives have also posted some lovely holiday images: http://robertvannicearchive.wordpress.com/2011/12/19/happy-holidays/
See you in 2012!