A Quick Guide to Brooklyn’s Best and Most Beautiful Trees

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn cover Betty Smith

Hey, it’s Arbor Day! If you don’t already own a copy, now’s the time to track down the Parks Department/Columbia University Press title New York City Trees, a handy field guide to our leafy friends throughout the city. But in case you can’t find one—or, like me, forgot it was Arbor Day and came into work and now wish you were working from home because that’s where your copy is—here’s a quick guide to the different kinds of trees, or the tree-packed places, you might appreciate today.

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