3 Results for tag "arboretum"
Missing the Forest for the Trees
Guests at the Joinery love to ask how my coworkers and I became 18th-century woodworkers. It’s a fair question; our job is certainly unusual, and I would be lying if I said that my guidance counselor suggested “historic woodworking” to me as a career opportunity. I can’t speak for my …
Fruit in a Bottle
Eastern Virginia is a hotbed of fruit tree insect pests. It can be especially challenging to manage the hordes of stinkbugs, curculios, June beetles, and various maggots that descend on our plums and peaches each season. Some of these are native pests; however, most of them are exotic and invasive …
The Best Ways to See Fall Colors
Whether you’re in the area for a romantic autumnal getaway or fall family road trip, vibrant fall colors are the perfect backdrop for your colonial adventure.According to landscape manager Jon Lak, the end of October and beginning of November are typically the peak foliage-admiring weeks, though we’re already seeing warm …