It is marked by sloping, carved gullies, quiet meadows and ponds, and narrow trails that wind between century-old linden and oak trees.
They were replaced with maple, ash and linden trees, casting a shady background over undulating brick walks edged with primula to create a cool area on a hot sunny day.
I sit beneath the linden 's heart-spread leaves, watch three starlings on the bird- bath watching me.
Towards dusk, Jackson led me onto the lawn and pointed to a giant linden tree that he dubbed a ‘wolf tree,’ a loner that had grown into its fullest form in a sunny yard, unimpeded by a surrounding forest.
He also appointed a three-person ‘parking commission,’ which supervised plantings of maple, poplar, linden , sycamore, elm, ash, and other species over the next decade.
Every single linden tree in the area, down to the very last individual, had been chopped down, for example.
The 20-metre-tall linden tree, a 230-year-old laurel and Chinese flowering quince have made this place a worthwhile destination on a weekend.
In Portland, Maine, they till proudly point to Baxter Boulevard, where 400 linden trees were planted in 1921 as a memorial to World War I vets.
One of my favorites is the little leaved linden , Tilia cordata.
Two important national symbols are the linden tree and the chamois, a European antelope, both of which are abundant throughout the country.