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A new haven for honeybees

By Carol Kinsley In 2009, Chris and Carrie Jennings purchased five acres of former cornfield in Cordova, Md., just 10 minutes from Easton. Chris, a cabinet maker, built a beautiful home there. “There were three trees on the property,” noted Carrie, who has a degree...

Perennial poinsettias possible!

 By Debra R. Messick Like many people, I once believed poinsettias were preordained to last only as long the Christmas season. A few hardy specimens might linger briefly into the new year, but once the holidays were gone, so too were the iconic flowers identified with...

History rings a bell

By DeeDee Wood (Editor’s note: DeeDee Wood is the store manager at Tharpe Antiques, in Easton, part of the Talbot Historical Society.) The earliest evidence archaeologically for bells dates back to Northern China from the 3,000 BC. Bells were used to produce harmonics...

Bald cypress a faux evergreen

By Ginny Rosenkranz The Bald Cypress (Taxodium distichum) is an interesting native tree that looks like it should be an evergreen, but in the late fall of the year the slender green needles turn a soft cinnamon orange/brown color then fall completely off the tree,...

Garden chores don’t stop for cold

By Ken Morgan Try to keep your holiday cactus in the coolest possible room. This will help delay the opening of the buds until Christmas. Always feed your plant with Super Bloom when watering while the plant is flowering. • Keep leaves raked-up on your lawn and...

’Tis the season to be frugal …

By Kristine George Happy December! We are smack dab in the middle of my favorite time of the year! While it is a happy time of shopping, baking and decorating, it can also be a stressful time on my bank account! Despite my efforts to save up for the inevitable cost of...

Upcoming Events

  1. FACES: 
Holiday 
Exhibit 
&
 Boutique

    January 1 @ 8:00 am - January 28 @ 4:00 pm
  2. Special 
Holiday 
Ornaments
 at
 The
 Foundry

    January 1 @ 8:00 am - January 28 @ 4:00 pm
  3. The
 Caprichos
 Goya
 and 
Lombardo

    January 1 @ 8:00 am - February 25 @ 5:00 pm
  4. The
 Soothsayers:
 3D
 works
 on 
paper
 by
 Emily
 Lombardo

    January 1 @ 8:00 am - April 1 @ 5:00 pm
  5. Classic
 Albums 
LIVE
 – 
Led
 Zeppelin 
II
 at
 the
 Avalon

    January 20 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm