April 16, 2020

Planting Bald Cypress Trees

Several big planting projects are now complete at my Bedford, New York farm.

Every year, I try to plant a good number of trees - some in the woodlands, and some in designated areas around my home. I have planted thousands of trees since I purchased my Bedford, New York property. They look so pretty planted in groves, in allees, and as privacy hedges. I feel very strongly about giving back to the earth - the more trees planted, the better. Last week, my outdoor grounds crew planted more than 200 bald cypress trees, Taxodium distichum, in an area of wetlands between the lower hayfield and my main greenhouse. Because bald cypress trees thrive in wet areas and can even tolerate occasional flooding, this was the perfect spot.

Enjoy these photos.