Penny OSullivan in
04 9th, 2012 |
Life is change, and change upsets many people. Change came last Thursday to Portsmouth’s South Church, a Unitarian Universalist congregation, when two trees were cut down in front of the building. One was a 90-year-old European copper beech, and the other a robust sugar maple. I had just finished scouting a house for Coastal Home and stopped by the church to take a photo of the controversial takedown.
The shallow-rooted trees had been planted too close to the church for their ultimate sizes. The debate over the removals touched me, because I have a poorly sited copper...