National Strawberry Day

Fresh strawberries for National Strawberry Day

Today, February 27th is National Strawberry Day. Of course, for me, every day is Strawberry Day because I LOVE them. Fun Facts About Strawberries! Here are a few interesting facts about Strawberries for National Strawberry Day: Their botanical name is Fragaria—after the Latin Fragra meaning fragrant. Nobody is exactly sure how they got the name … Read more

Pawpaw Trees

Pawpaw trees

PAWPAW TREE IS BECOMING A FAVORITE UNDERSTORY TREE TO PLANT IN VIRGINIA Pawpaw, or Asimina triloba, is considered a native tree by the Virginia Native Plant Society. The fruit of the pawpaw was consumed by both Native Americans and early European settlers. At least two U.S. Presidents enjoyed pawpaw fruit. George Washington reportedly enjoyed them … Read more

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