Monthly Archives: April 2016
‘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:Â http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org Photo credit:Â Dr. Alan Windham, Continue Reading »
View the most patriotic nest in the United States through a live cam,Â high up in a Tulip Poplar at the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington D.C.Â The parents (named â€œMr. Presidentâ€ and â€œThe First Lady”)Â are the first Bald Eagle pair to nest in this location since 1947. The babies hatched on March 18th and March 20th: Continue Reading »
Sunday Globe Magazine isÂ featuring one of our recent projects in â€œA Weston familyâ€™s home has a farmlike feel…â€. It was a fun project to build â€“ we loved the chicken coop and the Argentine grill.