TIM PURTELL PHOTOS
Latin Name: Robinia pseudoacacia
Tree stats: Black locust is native to Pennsylvania and Iowa and south from Georgia to Oklahoma. This fast-growing but relatively short-lived tree usually tops out at 50 feet and spans 25 feet wide. Over time, the trunk and older branches develop a thick, furrowed bark in handsome contrast to the delicacy of the tree’s pale green, oval-shaped leaves. In June, black locusts are resplendent with clusters of white, fragrant flowers.
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTOS
A sweet and crispy basket for local strawberries; Pavlova.
Pavlova is a large crispy meringue with a soft middle that is a built-in bowl for berries and cream.
Quebec’s Les Poules à Colin will perform two shows in the Music Room of the historic Manor House on Saturday, April 13.
Sylvester Manor Educational Farm presents the second edition of its 2019 concert series with Quebec’s Les Poules à Colin, who will perform two shows in the intimate setting of the Music Room of the Manor House on Saturday, April 13, at 6 and 8 p.m.