Ken-Do Attitude

Use off-time to add late color splash

The October to-do list is shorter than past months, but the tasks are no less important. Try to tidy up the garden, plant spring flowering bulbs, add to your perennial garden, and incorporate shrubs with glorious fall color to...

Sweet Simplicity

Let’s learn to fall into good habits

My favorite season of the year is here and once again, despite my vow to not overextend my schedule too much, I have once again done just that. Do you feel this way too? I feel like I work more and play less — and my down time...

Gardening Tips

Trees that sound off with distinctive barks

October is a great month for planting trees that have a robust root system. The weather has cool temperatures with some rain making it a wonderful month for newly planted tree roots to get established into their new soil home....

Antique Discovery

Haunted Antiques

(Editor’s note: This is the third of a three-part series featuring art and antiques of the Eastern Shore. DeeDee Wood is the owner of Black Cat Curiosities, an online antiques research and sales venue.) Chesapeake Ghosts is an...