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Exploring the United States National Arboretum

A lot of time has passed since I last visited the National Arboretum. I remember taking my mom there ages go when my daughter was little. 552 more words

Nature Photography

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

Regional Gardens

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