Nothing But Nuts: In Trees That Produce Your Favorite Kinds

Posted by Tammy Sons on 2nd Feb 2016

Saturday, April 2

You can eat them, and you can grow them, but what else can you do with a nut? You can carve it! The delicate art of nut carving is practiced in China and found in very few other places.

Using hickory nuts and almonds, artists create intricate natural carvings out of this tiny snack. Even peach and olive pits can be the material for a whimsical piece of artwork. Find Prunus serotina whose bark is known for smelling like almonds in our tree nursery.