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Garden Bloggers Bloom Day: Camellia 'Winter's Beauty'

For Garden Bloggers Bloom Day I took photos of Camellia ‘Winter’s Beauty’, flowering now in mid December, in Northern Virginia. Traditionally, camellias are thought of as a southern shrub, not at all tolerant of our USDA Zone 7, Virginia winters. 99 more words


Fall Leaves!!

Enjoy more pics of Ben playing in the leaves at the National Arboretum!

Nothing says fall like...

Nothing says fall like college football and beautiful autumn leaves!

Ben says “Go Vols!

The leaves were beautiful this year.  We took a trip to the… 100 more words


The Fallin' Leaves

When I first told people I was coming out to DC, their reaction fell into one of three categories:

‘Great, you’ll be there for the midterms…’ (

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Dutch PM plants Arboretum tree

Australia and the Netherlands have many cultural ties and the visit of Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte to Canberra gives a good excuse to show off the National Arboretum. 384 more words