Not all is a washout

(Originally this post should have ran last week, but was never loaded. Oops!) As you most likely saw in Kris’ post last week, Washout, things around the grounds have been quite a mess.  We have been able to get almost every path back to walkable standards, and keep moving forward with clean up, but the one […]

Pop Quiz Answers

A little later than I had hoped but here are the answers!  I definitely had a couple challenging ones up here, but kudos to all who tried!  Metasequoia glyptostroboides Dawn Redwood     Cryptomeria japonica Japanese Cedar Sequoiadendron giganteum Giant Sequoia Liquidambar styraciflua Sweetgum   Pesudotsuga menziesii Douglas Fir Tsuga canadensis Canadian Hemlock   Chamaecyparis pisifera plumosa […]

Pop Quiz!

Since Kris is off this week I decided I would double up on posts and change the format a little bit. Below are an assortment of cones (and one non conifer).  Can you give all 7 common names (or scientific for bonus points)?     Try to identify them all, and if you can’t; then […]

Snow Seeding revisited

Well… Here are the results of a very early (for us) seeding.  As I mentioned a couple weeks ago in my post, Snow Seeding, I started two lettuce and two spinach varieties, and the light was just right so I also started some Artichoke ‘Imperial Star’ and Swiss Chard ‘Bright Lights’.  Using a blend of Fine Germination […]