Monthly Archives: July 2015

A straight edge

New edging looks great. The National Grass Trial beds get a new edge, we moved it out 12 inches. Switchgrass looks good, flowers showing at tips of some early kinds.  Advertisements

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What could be better?

Working in the Grass Collection is great, what could be better? Eating after working in the collection! Raspberry cheesecake brownies for break! The BEST! Or was it the cherry rhubarb and plum crisp the week before! So lucky to volunteers … Continue reading

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First adult Japanese beetle

Just resting on miscanthus, not feeding, the first adult Japanese beetles are out for 2015. With the turf in the grass collection, their grubs live in soil nearby. Adults do not feed on grasses, but mate for the cycle of … Continue reading

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