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Top 15 posts of 2010

All of our top posts* of 2010 were written in the last quarter of the year.  These fifteen posts covered a range of topics such as trees (the American chestnut, Stuyvesant's pear tree, American sweetgums not planted at the 9/11 Memorial Plaza, and cherry trees in bloom and in fall color); the urban cemetery (as habitat and as new park space); design competitions (Sukkah City and urbancanvas); gardens (Portland Classical Chinese Garden); books (on ethnobotany and Peter Harnik's Urban Green); sustainable design (New York's Greenstreets Program and green roofs on bird houses); and more.

What was your favorite post of 2010?

(*This list was generated by readers clicks and collected by  The post was edited on Nov. 8, 2011.)