Ken-Do Attitude

Know how to handle winter chaos

Assess any chaos caused by winter weather throughout your yard. For instance, branches harmed by the elements should be carefully removed. Allowing broken limbs to stay intact encourages bark tearing. Always remove heavy snow...

Sweet Simplicity

Start 2022 strong with refreshers

Happy New Year everyone! Raise your hand if you are feeling a bit blue from the annual post-holiday letdown? It’s cold, I’m broke and my festive house feels a little empty without the lovely lights from my now-stored December...

Gardening Tips

What to do with post-holiday poinsettias?

Poinsettia plants are native to Mexico where they grow wild and tall and are often planted as colorful perennial hedges. Here on the Eastern Shore, the poinsettia is most often purchased as a winter holiday plant for its...

Antique Discovery

Looking at the history of the winter white sale

(Editor’s note: DeeDee Wood is the owner of Black Cat Curiosities, an online antiques research and sales venue.) anuary brings snow, cold, and the end of the holiday season. Marketing techniques from 1878 are still utilized...