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Monthly Archives: April 2016

Plant a Tree to Celebrate Arbor Day (April 29th)

  ‘Appalachian Spring’ Dogwood is a native ornamental tree that was found growing wild at the Camp David Presidential Retreat on Catoctin Mountain in Maryland where it exhibited strong resistance to anthracnose, a disease that has devastated the dogwood population. It grows 15 to 20 ft. in height and spread. Credit: http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org Photo credit: Dr. Alan Windham,  Continue Reading »

Sure Sign of Spring

View the most patriotic nest in the United States through a live cam, high up in a Tulip Poplar at the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington D.C. The parents (named “Mr. President” and “The First Lady”) are the first Bald Eagle pair to nest in this location since 1947. The babies hatched on March 18th and March 20th:  Continue Reading »

Look for us in Sunday Globe Magazine this weekend

Sunday Globe Magazine is featuring one of our recent projects in “A Weston family’s home has a farmlike feel…”. It was a fun project to build – we loved the chicken coop and the Argentine grill.