Love is in the Air: A Depot Proposal

May 30 by in Discovery Ride, Engagement Proposals, General, Weddings tagged , , , , , with 2 comments

Arbor Day Farm marriage proposal

My little brother, Ted, proposed to his girlfriend of 5 years, Nicole, at Arbor Day Farm last week.  It was a wonderful evening!  Everything was made even more special by the trifecta of my involvement in the event: (1) I am Ted’s big sister, (2) I served as Ted’s top-secret proposal planning assistant, and (3) I am an employee of the Arbor Day Foundation.  I’m thrilled to have the chance to share the story with the readers of this blog.

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Now in Bloom: Sunflower Patch at Arbor Day Farm

Aug 07 by in General tagged , , , with 3 comments

sunflower

Reason #32 to come to Arbor Day Farm in early- to mid-August: the one acre sunflower patch is in glorious full bloom.

Granted, there’s no shortage of beautiful landscapes and interesting things to photograph across these 260 acres in any season. But this sunny patch along the Discovery Ride path is simply magnificent.

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