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I prefer my white birches in situ, and think of their considered placement on a hillside at the estate named Naumkeag in the Berkshires in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.
"It's no secret that people of all ages aren't moving enough, so Movement Matters is a great opportunity to find fun and unique ways to move more no matter what your age or physical ability," said Birches Executive Director Jackie Sander.
Other commercial birches of note from North America include black, sweet and cherry birch (Betula lenta), which grows mainly in the Adirondacks, and river birch or red river birch (Betula nigra).
Although they are essentially forest or parkland trees, often exceeding 16m (50ft), birches include some varieties small enough for many gardens.
In the first painting of the "Birches" series and again in the last, the geometric raster dissolves, so that the dark color splotches float freely on a white background, held only to each other in an unstable constellation.
Plant in groups, since birches look most natural in groves.
The Birches' dance therapist Gail Ann Bradshaw stopped in for a short session of movement and music that helped everyone get in touch with their creative side.
"Both birches and alders, the closest cousins, are lightweight trees of the forest's edge, adapted to poor land and extremes of either drought or damp," writes Hugh Johnson in The Encyclopedia of Trees.
On June 20 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm, the Birches Assisted Living in Clarendon Hills is hosting "What's It Worth?"-- our own version of that popular PBS auction show.
Clarendon Hills, IL, September 30, 2016 --( From September 25 to October 1, The Birches Assisted Living in Clarendon Hills, Ill.
The North American birches have certain things in common, including a very thin bark that peels off in horizontal layers.
The Birches Assisted Living in Clarendon Hills has recruited two residents, Bob Kleinfelder and Charlotte Lillquist, to write a monthly blog series answering these questions.