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Black Cumin?

I found these striking blue flowers in the National Herb Garden section of the U.S. National Arboretum.

I didn’t see a sign, but upon further research I believe this is Black Cumin. 21 more words



After finishing Derbyshire, thoughts turn naturally to Staffs, where frankly there’s an even better chance of Bass/Pedi and of being called “M’duck… 314 more words

Regional Gardens: The United States National Arboretum

Text by Elaine Mills, Certified Master Gardener
Photos by Elaine Mills & Bob Kline

The United States National Arboretum, established in 1927 by an Act of Congress, defines its function as “a living museum where trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants are cultivated for scientific and educational purposes.” … 729 more words

National Arboretum

World Bonsai Day Festival

I spent a good chunk of the past weekend at a bonsai festival but haven’t written about it. I hate to think I have disappointed all three of my loyal followers. 181 more words


Mother's Day Without Mom

Last year, when Mom was in the ICU, I brought her favorite foods, in hopes of tempting her to eat; lobster rolls, blueberry muffins, cold coffee drinks. 711 more words


The National Arboretum

While I was in Canberra I paid a visit to the National Arboretum.  My daughter and I were going there for lunch, which I might say was delicious. 66 more words