Plant Pick – Pines

Evergreens are popular this month, so I thought I would feature our native white pine, Pinus strobus, and its relatives. This is my favorite evergreen for winter containers as it lends a graceful note, draping over the edges.  Needles on this pine appear in bundles Eastern White Pine of 5 and are soft to the…

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Working for Pumpkin Brook

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Kitchen Gardening Forever

With new occupants in the White House this week, I was gratified to hear that W. Atlee Burpee & Company, respected seed merchants for over 140 years, will provide $2.5 million to the National Park Foundation. This sum is earmarked for maintenance of the White House Kitchen Garden for the next 17 years. How very forward-thinking! Such a fund…

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