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May 1, 2011

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These are some of the notable trees in “Peter’s Woodland Watergarden”:

Blackhaw (Viburnum prunifolia), a tree-sized shrub with white flowers, red fall foliage, and blue berries for birds

Moosewood maple (Acer pennsylvanicum), a small native tree with green bark and golden leaves in fall

Shadblow (Amelanchier canadensis), a pretty native tree that flowers early (when the shad spawn), an act followed by colorful berries and fall leaves

Silberlocke Korean fir (Abies koreana “Horstmann’s Silberlocke”), a compact tree whose needles curl upward to expose their bright silver backs

Sweetbay magnolia (Magnolia virginiana), a winter-hardy native evergreen