Ken-Do Attitude

Fall is for planting

Trees, shrubs, bulbs, grass seed, mums, asters, pansies and many more are ready to be planted. The cooler temperatures, and more plentiful rainfall, makes fall a wonderful time to plant. An added benefit to fall planting is that...

Sweet Simplicity

Freshen up your organizational tools

It is back-to-school season. Whether or not you have school-aged children or not, there is something about the season that is inspiring to get back into a routine after enjoying those lazy days of summer. Today, I came home with...

Gardening Tips

Ostrich ferns seek shady, wet soils

The beautiful Ostrich fern is a native fern that thrives on the Eastern Shore if it is planted in part- to-full-shade and medium-to-wet soils. If the soil is never allowed to dry out, the plants will spread and cover the ground...

Antique Discovery

The Pearl Button Factory of Federalsburg, Md.

(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.) Part Three of our Three...