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Yorktown Onion :). I had no idea these things were called the Yorktown Onion! They take over in Historic Yorktown!

Onion ~ on the Colonial Parkway between Williamsburg and Yorktown, VA

Yorktown Onion

A Bee smiles for the camera perched upon Yorktown Onion

The Yorktown Onion is native to York County and likely introduced into the area in the

ampeloprasum - nicknamed 'Yorktown Onion' that we've seen naturalizing on the Colonial Parkway between Yorktown and Williamsburg, Virginia; brought over by ...

The Yorktown onion is a community symbol in Historic Yorktown, Virginia. This image was created with pen and ink and pencil color.

Check out the JBP Photo Of The Day! - Yorktown Onion!

Yorktown Onions...dare you to pick one....there prohibited

Yorktown Onions and the York River.

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Yorktown Onion

The Yorktown Onion

A huge globe of purple flowers sat at the top of a long stem.

Yorktown Onions are blooming!! It's illegal to pick them but you can have your very own charm, handmade in the USA--exclusively for us. We have a limited ...

BOTANICAL PRINT Yorktown Onion Family 10 x20 by BotanicalArtToday

Globe Amaranth

The Charleston area is known for having a variety of historic plantations that are popular with tourists and locals. Although there are a number of things ...

Mondays can be tough, especially after a weekend of traveling. But then you come

Tulip Gardens

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I will be around your blogs to get caught up with what you have been doing. Sorry for the absence....life, it has a way of getting in the way of things.

One of the favorite spots enjoyed by our visitors! Our “Rock Garden” really rocks in the eyes of those who see it! It was created after our warehouse was ...

Photo of Murphy's - Yorktown Heights, NY, United States. Rib eye steak entree

There were many of them blooming in the pond of the Japaneses garden, many of them at the end of their blooming period. Probably the best time to see them ...

These grasses were planted along the driveway to help slow water runoff. Some of the grasses have done very well, others, not so much. I love the no care ...

Yorktown Onion

Flowers and tools from the Colonial Garden

St. Mary's Thistle

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Once the shed is painted (primer coat on now) I will plant most of these babies in the shed garden.

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My southern Belles are loosing their bloomers this summer! Yep the Bark is falling off the trees this year. I have no idea if the drought is to blame or if ...

We ...

Me and The Grey Lady-USS Yorktown

Muhlenbergia Capillaris. The white form, called “ ...

I had no idea what it was due to lack of a tag in place. But hey a half price bargain is a half price bargain ya know.

Linda's blog at Garden Girl gave me an idea these are something other than honeysuckle. I truly have no idea what though, and my mother was not sure either.

The designs we see here today are the ones popular in Henry Shaw's time. He was the founder of the gardens, for the information of those of you not from ...

Look at how thick they were. I had to take out many seedlings and toss them into the compost pile as I had no more energy left to transplant them in the ...

Monday, July 25, 2011

Here are a few events coming up that we are the most excited about.

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Photo of Grand Central Deli - Baldwin Place, NY, United States.

Story of the men of the USS Pueblo, captured by North Korea in 1968

The leaves are glossy on top and lighter color on the underside. It is a woody stemmed vine. When it climbs up a tree the vine stem has hairy roots all ...

We ...

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Now, it's difficult to highlight just a couple of them because each has its own beauty and strength. But here are a couple of them that are some of our ...

Photo of Murphy's - Yorktown Heights, NY, United States

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Photo of Grand Central Deli - Baldwin Place, NY, United States. Check out

I had no idea that the coconut was such a important part of the Vietnamese economy. The southern province of Ben Tre is called 'the land of the coconut' and ...

White clover growing with purple milk vetch and other wild flowers on the bank of a

EARLY MAY IN THE GARDEN:

The Yorktown onion is not native to this country, but came from the Old World. The scientific name of both our plants and those of the Old ...

Puck magazine turned ten the year of the Yorktown Centennial. Sort of the Onion of

Gramsci's native Sardinia has a cuisine that overlaps that of mainland Italy, but with a few idiosyncrasies. One of these is a distinctive pasta called ...

Your garden should not ...

Photo of Panera Bread - Yorktown Heights, NY, United States. This is how

The Hidden History of America at War: Untold Tales from Yorktown to Fallujah

Red onion - abstract ... one of the ingredients in the chicken mole we made this evening ... and very delicious it was

Many of our guests come with the plan to visit all three points of the Historic Triangle – Yorktown, Jamestown and Williamsburg – and quickly come to ...

Photo of Murphy's - Yorktown Heights, NY, United States. Big tater tots appetizer

I have no idea what sort of creepy crawly this is. But doesn't

For those who have played chess, and have the inclination to learn more, here's some trivia I know you'll enjoy (and thanks Wikipedia for the info!)

We spent about half an ...

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Bone House - Courtesy of Lewis Walpole Library

Photo of Destination Bistro - Yorktown Heights, NY, United States. Panko Crusted Cod

There is a playground nearby so we went there while waiting on the train to pass by (neat idea, thank you to whoever planned that). We had no idea where the ...

Red Onion, White Garlic is a folk tale for children, not part of either of these epics, though we will be incorporating wayang into the performance.

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The late summer racemes of white flowers are just beginning to burst upon the scene and insects are there for each that opens. Later in the fall, these ...

Dates are based on documented references.

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Escape

11/27/07 Here it is almost December and we still haven't had a frost in DC. The gingko trees that line my street just started turning yellow and losing ...

“If their outward life was grey and rough they had within them, as all true Celts have, an inner world of dreams and joyous imaginings which gave a charm ...

Bell Jars

For those of you who are visiting the Historic Area for the first time and aren't sure where exactly to stay, the Hornsby House Inn at Yorktown provides the ...

Top 5 Places to Shop Within a Ten Minute Walk

Since Easter dates vary each year, commercial growers have to coax their lilies to be punctual for the holiday. It is much easier to push them for a very ...

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Still smiling after all the climbing around the aircraft carrier

It had happened three times previously, at Yorktown, Antietam, and Gettysburg. The Confederate army had slipped away with no pursuit by Union forces.

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Photo of Pizza Hut - Yorktown, VA, United States. These are the wings

But overnight, IMPATIENS has become an endangered species. The culprit is the pathogen, downy mildew. It had rampaged through Europe but had not been a ...

Quite how much it raised in reality or how long it existed for we've no idea, so far we can find no evidence of it being repealed unless over time it was ...

The Hermione is anchored at the beach in Yorktown.

It is spring break and Yorktown, Williamsburg and Jamestown are filled with visitors. I thought about stopping but settled to read all the signs along the ...

Years ago when I was considering a trip to Pennsylvania, one of the things I was looking forward to were the factory tours. Pennsylvania has a number of ...