Anne Fayen, of Strafford, the horticulturist and landscape designer at the Montshire Museum, stops to touch the wounds in the bark of a yellowwood tree on the museum's patio in Norwich, Vt., Friday, June 25, 2021. "We think of these as kind of potted plants," she said of the yellowwoods ringing a paved area near the building. Recently, three of the trees were removed to allow others  more access to nutrients in their limited space. (Valley News - James M. Patterson) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

Anne Fayen, of Strafford, the horticulturist and landscape designer at the Montshire Museum, stops to touch the wounds in the bark of a yellowwood tree on the museum’s patio in Norwich, Vt., Friday, June 25, 2021. “We think of these as kind of potted plants,” she said of the yellowwoods ringing a paved area near the building. Recently, three of the trees were removed to allow others more access to nutrients in their limited space. (Valley News – James M. Patterson) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

While working along the Montshire Museum’s Woodland Garden trail, horticulturist and landscape designer Anne Fayen, of Strafford, tries to shake a caterpillar nest out of a tree in Norwich, Vt., on Friday, June 25, 2021. “I love that this is my job,” said Fayen while climbing around the ledges to clean up fallen branches. (Valley News – James M. Patterson) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

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