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Norwegian Antique Furniture

Romanesque designs and other primitive forms are largely associated with the early furniture of Norway. These were continued, combined with features of Renaissance and Baroque designs, into the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Compositions often paralleled Swedish provincial examples. The tree-trunk chair, or knubstol, a form which is occasionally represented in English and American collections today, [...]

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Norway Ski Resorts

Are you interested in visiting Norway for a ski holiday? Then read our guide for more facts and information on Norwegian Ski Resorts…Norway is a popular place in Europe for ski enthusiasts. It has magnificent mountains and beautiful scenery. There are many resorts of varying sizes in Norway. Below is our guide to some of [...]

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Cross Country Skiing Norway

Are you interested in visiting Norway for a cross country skiing holiday? Then read our guide for more facts and information on cross country skiing in Norway…The enjoyment of cross country skiing in Norway comes from the type of trip you select. Instead of electing to cross country ski at a ski resort where you [...]

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Norway Skiing Holidays

Are you interested in visiting Norway for a skiing holiday? Then read our guide for more facts and information on ski vacations in Norway…Norway has about 6 months of snow. So if you are planning to visit the country for a ski trip, plan to go between the months of November and May when there [...]

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German Airfields In Norway WWII

German occupied airfields in Norway during WWII held strategic importance. They also proved very costly for the Nazi war effort. Read our guide for more facts & information…The Strategic Importance of German Airfields in Norway At the beginning of WWII, an uneasy calm settled over Europe following the German conquest of Poland. Although the naval [...]

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Weeping Norway Spruce

The Weeping Norway Spruce is a popular tree in North America. For more information on choosing the right variety and care tips read our guide for the facts…The weeping Norway spruce is an evergreen conifer with the scientific name Picea. Unlike most spruce trees which grow tall and straight, the untrained weeping Norway spruce will [...]

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Spacing Norway Spruce

Pacing your Norway spruce is crucial considering it will grow a lot over the years. Whether you want it for landscaping or a windbreak read our guide for the facts & information you need…The Norway spruce is a native of Europe and grows well in the U.S. in zones 2 through 7. It prefers cold [...]

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Norway Spruce Bareroot

Looking for Norway spruce bareroot seedlings? The Nowray spruce needs particular care when being transplanted bareroot. Read our guide for more facts & information…Seedling trees are usually sold potted, with a root ball or bare root. Both potted and root ball seedlings have roots which are growing in soil which is shipped with the seedling. [...]

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Red Tipped Norway Spruce

The Red tipped Norway spruce is a relatively new import to the US and has proven popular for its unique colored tips. Read our guide for more facts & information on tree care…The red tipped Norway spruce is a medium sized conifer that puts on a rather spectacular show for about two weeks in the [...]

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Norway Spruce Diseases

The Norway Spruce is susceptible to many diseases. For more information on prevention and care read our guide for the facts…While Norway spruce trees are hardy in most areas of the United States, there are diseases which can infect even healthy trees. Proper care can help avoid diseases or help gardeners spot them before they [...]

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Norway Spruce Growth Rate

The Norway Spruce has a high Growth Rate. To find out whether this tree is suitable for your needs read our guide for more facts & information…The growth rate of Norway spruce trees vary depending on soil and weather conditions. They are considered fast growing trees and should only be planted in open areas with [...]

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Norway Spruce Top Dieback

The Norway spruce in some conditions is susceptible to top dieback. For more information on prevention and treatment read our guide for the facts…Norway Spruce Top Dieback Norway spruce is subject to dieback in the top crown of the tree. There does not seem to be one specific cause for the condition, but it occurs [...]

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Norway Wolves Creed

Heard about the urban legend of the Norwegian boy who scared off a pack of wolves with a creed song? Read on to find out what actually happened…On January 20, 2011, 13 year old Walter Eikrem got off his school bus and began walking to his nearby Rakkestdad home. Before he was able to reach [...]

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Norway Maple Leaves

Norway maple leaves have many special characteristics. To find out more about this read our guide for facts & information…The Norway maple tree is non-native to the United States although it grows throughout Europe from Norway to Turkey. Originally imported in Philadelphia in 1792, the Norway maple was discovered to be an invasive species in [...]

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Crimson Sentry Norway Maple

The Norwegian crimson sentry maple tree requires special care when planting. For more facts & information on this native tree of Norway read our guide…The Norway crimson sentry maple is a bud sprout of the larger Norway king crimson maple. It’s smaller size makes it suitable as a shade tree in yards or as an [...]

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Pruning Norway Maple Trees

Pruning a Norwegian maple tree takes care and specific knowledge. For more facts & information on pruning maples read our guide…There are three types of Norway maple trees common to the United States; the Norway maple, the Norway King Crimson maple and the Norway Sentry maple. While all three types of trees have different characteristics, [...]

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Norway Maple Tree Seed Pods

Want to Norway maple tree seed pods? Do you know how to choose the right seedlings? Read our guide for tips, facts & information…Reproduction is necessary to continue any species including plants. Some plants have both male and female reproductive systems while other plants, like Norway maple trees, come in male and female plants. In [...]

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Norway Pine Tree Pacts

Interested in the Norway-Guyana Tree Pact to Slow Global Warming? Read our guide for the background facts & information…Although Norway has a wealth of trees, most are pine trees or evergreens which do not reduce greenhouse gases or produce oxygen as well as the trees found in the rainforests of Borneo. Since Norway has already [...]

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Weeping Norway Pine

Can’t Find a Weeping Norway Pine? Read our guide for facts & information on why finding a weeping Norwegian pine is so difficult…Gardeners looking for a weeping Norway pine tree are out of luck since there is no weeping Norway pine. There is a weeping Japanese pine or a weeping Norway spruce, but the Norway [...]

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Dale of Norway Sweaters

Dale of Norway sweaters are amongst the best winter wear in the world. For more facts & information on the history of these sweaters read our guide…Among the finest sweaters in the world, Dale of Norway creates beautiful garments using time honored patterns and native Norwegian wools. Their blend of tradition and innovation has made [...]

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Hot Dogs In Norway

Did you know hot dogs could quite well be the national food of Norway? For more facts & information on the history of this phenomenon read our guide…While most Americans consider hot dogs as American as baseball, they are quite nearly the national food of Norway. Introduced in the 1950s, the all American hot dog [...]

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Alexandria Mills Norway China Dispute

The 2010 Miss World contest was marred by a political dispute between Norway and china. For more facts & information on what happened read our guide…Although favored to win the Miss Word Beauty Pageant, Miss Norway was not even chosen as a runner up. Instead the crown was awarded to Miss USA, Alexandria Mills. The [...]

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Immigrant Ships From Norway

Tracing your Norwegian ancestors? Want to know how to find out more about your family genealogy? Read our guide for more facts & information…During the 19th and early twentieth centuries, thousands of residents emigrated from Norway to the United States and Canada in search of a better life in the New World. Many of their [...]

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SS Norway Scrapped

The once famous SS Norway was finally sold for scrap in India. For more on the interesting life and history of the SS Norway read our guide…The S.S. Norway Scrapped in India Launched by Madame Charles DeGaulle on May 11, 1960, the S.S. Norway began life as the S.S. France in what was considered the [...]

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