Decorating the White House for Christmas-Part 1

Now that the White House has been decorated for Christmas for 2012, I thought that I would repost my experiences decorating there in 2011. I looked at the pictures for this year and one caught my eye, the 'Rainbow Tree'! I thought that this interpretation of a Christmas tree was outstanding. Here is my experience …

American Grown – The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America

The Read I just finished reading 'American Grown' by Michelle Obama and it is a fascinating account of the¬†garden and landscape¬†evolution at the White House. From the very first vegetable¬†garden installed by John Adams, our second president, the book mentions a variety of plantings and gardens until it ended up being a hodgepodge of styles …