Botanical name: Corylus avellana ‘Contorta’ Common names: Harry Lauder’s Walking Stick, corkscrew hazelnut, contorted hazelnut USDA zones: 4 to 8 Light requirement: Full sun to partial shade Mature size: 8 to 10 feet tall and wide Benefits and tolerances: Deer resistant; nuts attract wildlife Seasonal interest: Deciduous; flowers in early spring on bare branches; beautiful winter interest when gnarled branches are exposed When to plant: Plant cuttings in early spring.
Calgary fireman evacuating flood victims June 21, 2013. This one of the best photos of our amazing emergency workers! Apparently she was saying to him she hasn't been carried like this since her wedding day. So cute!!!