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
I grow beach plum
selections that are as tasty as conventional plums, except that they are smaller and ripen in late summer.
The two best known of these are the wild black cherry, prized at home and abroad for its fine lumber, and the beach plum
for its fruit.
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.
In some areas, selected native species, such as beach plums
in the Northeast or sand plums in the Midwest, may make the best homestead plums.
Black backed gulls stare wall-eyed at a place where beach plums
once crowned dunes, part river's bottom, part sea's.
One element of her life remains the same--the collection of beach plums
and the making of jam.
Under an oatmeal sky, Tom Scott tromped through thick scrub oak, searching for fleshy beach plums
in Edgartown, Mass.
Amid the rolling, white dunes, campers learn to identify pitch pine, shadbush and beach plums