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The end of an era – Monkey Puzzle Tree is down

(photo of our home is among the featured illustrations in ‘Back Roads of Washington‘, 1992, drawn by illustrator, Earl Thollander) Saga of our 90 year old Chilean Monkey Puzzle Tree ( Araucaria araucana ) comes to a close. The tree … Continue reading

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End Time for Our Monkey Puzzle Tree – dying, no dead and time to take it down

Ahhh, I found someone else who’s mature Monkey Puzzle Tree died – like our 90 + yr old tree has died. Big hat tip to blog That and This for providing an account of demise of the tree, decision to … Continue reading

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Oh, this woman doesn’t like the infamous Monkey Puzzle Tree. I followed her comment from one blog to her own blog and she has a post about what another writer calls the Dinosauer Tree. Well, we have one, over 92 … Continue reading

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