Manitoba Maple – beauty and bugs

photo credit By SriMesh (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons The Manitoba Maple (Acer Negundo), aka box elder, is found in yards and parks all over the Canadian prairies. It is a relatively fast growing softwood maple, valued for the shade provided by its wide spreading branches. Those sturdy, spreading … Continue reading Manitoba Maple – beauty and bugs