Purple smoke tree (Cofinus 'Grace') and river birch
(Betula nigra) flank the entry.
The Paper-bark birch (Betula papyrifera) is equally attractive, the paper-thin layers lifting off easily while in contrast the River Birch
The peeling bark of river birch
, paperbark maple and crape myrtle and the smooth steel-gray trunks of American beech are also eye-catching.
Additionally, the company hired a contractor to plant about 17,000 trees and shrubs that were native species, including sycamore, river birch
, black willow, maple and oak.
The interior design was completed by in-house staff and the remodeling will be completed by River Birch
A group of river birch
trees that had been planted too close to the house was ripped up, and that left the homeowners with a lot of work to do.
Plant river birch
toward the bottom of the slope where the soil is moist.
The river birch
out front had slender, brittle branches.
However strong British natives such as Betula nigra, the river birch
, hart's tongue ferns and geraniums make for a lovely British feel.
By contouring the roof's landscape and strategically planting tall grasses and river birch
trees, we were able to create special areas for residents to use to relax, entertain and connect with the natural environment," said FXFOWLE project architect Scott Melching.
Some fast-growing trees that could provide some shade in five to seven years, if the trunks already have a 1- to 2- inch thickness, are heritage river birch
, pin oak, black gum, October glory red maple and Zelkova.
Utilize form and texture by mixing in coarse and fine leaves with interesting bark, such as the smooth muscle tone of ironwood or the shaggy exterior of river birch