These photos are of a red oak taken on the same day one year apart. April 9th, 2012 and 2013. The truck in the background of the 2013 picture belongs to sculptor Matt Weir. His sculpture Earth Measure, a memorial sculpture in honor of Barry Bingham Jr., is being installed today.
The following pictures were taken of buds on an Ohio buckeye (specimen number 1960-0016-05) as they opened on 4-8 and 4-9, 2013. We have similar pictures from 2011 and 2012. Here’s the dates for each of the three years: 2011 – March 21st 2012 – March 12th 2013 – April 8th
The following two pictures were taken of the Japanese pagoda tree just inside the Bernheim entrance. The first picture was taken on April 3 2012 and the second picture was taken on April 3 2013.
These are photos of crabapple specimens near the front entrance of Bernheim. The top photo (in bloom) was taken on March 26th, 2012. The bottom photo (in snow) was taken on March 26th, 2013.
Pat Maxwell, in Bernheim’s operations department, is a wizard when it comes to using big machines to move big stones. On Friday, March 22 he created this stone wall around the pipe that carries water from the new Edible Garden project into a new filtering wetland. Because the Edible Garden project is an applicant to […]
The Bernheim fire team headed by burn-boss Rick Caldwell has been hard at it. The team is attempting to get in 17 different burns this year. Each burn plot has its’ own unique fire prescription which takes into account the type of fuel (grassland, woodland, etc) the topography and the ecosystem management goals that the […]
This timeline illustrates the progress of the Bernheim Edible Garden from early design and construction through to the present. The garden will always be a work in progress so stop back by again to see the updates.
The Edible Garden project requires soil. Lots of soil. It’s a garden after all. And since it is being located on a patch of land that has been highly impacted over the past 50 years, it needs good healthy soil. The options turn out to be, a) buy the soil, or b) make the […]