The company is also launching a new solid sheet line of 210 ringspun cotton in 10 muted shades, including sea glass blue, beach grass, beach plum
, linen white and sand dune.
A historic concrete sea-wall with a picturesque stone ledge will be restored to its original position, with the new addition of flowering beach plum
bushes to separate the wall from the lawn.
Oak, pitch pine, and beach plum
joined perennial grasses and Indian nutgrass, native aster, and black-eyed Susans, among other wildflowers.
The Dickersons have placed an equal focus on the grounds, which now have meticulously landscaped trails meandering among rock gardens with circulating water and scores of ornamental trees and shrubs in addition to native pitch pines, wild blueberries, beach plum
The Tea Rose, Sunflower and Beach Plum
collections feature handpainted florals.
The president and first lady have also eaten dinner at three of their favorite island restaurants: Sweet Life Cafe in Oak Bluffs, State Road Restaurant in West Tisbury and Beach Plum
Inn in Menemsha, voted most romantic by Martha's Vineyard Magazine.
He also enjoyed antiques and owned Beach Plum
Antiques for many years.
Seasonal beers also are being planned using cranberries, blueberries and beach plums
grown in South Jersey.
One element of her life remains the same--the collection of beach plums
and the making of jam.