â€¦and bunny-proofing it too! Have you noticed your bulbs have been eaten by these long-eared critters and are not quite sure how to deal with them? You might want to consider raised garden beds (like these) for your vegetables and flowers. Let us know if youâ€™re interested and we can install it. This photo aboveÂ is from GardensToGro and would cost (+/- $900) to furnish and install (including fresh topsoil from a local farm).
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In this blog we share some of the cool plants, materials, and ideas we encounter every day. We also welcome your comments and questions! Click on the title of any post to see the full post and add your comments or questions.
‘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.
Photo credit:Â Dr. Alan Windham, UT Plant Pathologist
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: http://www.eagles.org/dceaglecam/
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.
Will My Hydrangeas Bloom This Spring? This winter has been milder than average but this past Valentineâ€™s Day weekend we experienced some of the coldest temperatures in nearly 60 years, air max pas cher pour femme with a low of -10Â°F. nike air max 2016 dames Weâ€™ve all grown accustomed to milder winter temperatures and because of that have broadened our plant pallet to include marginally hardy (zone 6) plants. asics pas cher Last weekendâ€™s arctic blast was a zone 5 freeze and will most likely have caused significant plant dieback. Soldes Asics 2017 Weâ€™ll be hard-pruning many plants this spring and may need to replace others.
The lack of rain this fall has significantly depleted evergreen plant reserves of moisture which they need, to get them through the winter months. We can protect them with an anti-transpirant spray which will help prevent them from losing any additional water. Let us know if youâ€™d like to be added to our spray list.
If you havenâ€™t already done so, this is a reminder to bring your houseplants in before Saturday night â€“ the forecast is calling for frost. Itâ€™s been such a great summer â€“ sorry to see it end.
Recently completed outdoor living area including fireplace with comfortable seating. Kitchen and grilling area including Argentine grill on one side and bar on the other. Chicken coop and raised vegetable garden on the backside of stone walls.
Design by:Â Horiuchi Solien Landscape Architects
Photos by: Rosemary Fletcher Photography