Month: November 2019

Extend that growing season

With temperate weather lasting well into October this year, did it seem a shame to put the vegetable garden to bed? Were you tempted to keep right on growing, even as the air got crisper and the leaves continued to fall? Can you...

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Delaware Botanic Garden opens

It takes your breath away. The two-acre Meadow Garden at the newly-opened Delaware Botanic Garden in Sussex County was designed by world-renowned landscape designer Piet Oudulf. It is probably why you made the trip, but until...

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History of the inkwell

The inkwell was a small jar or container made of various materials — such as porcelain, silver, pewter, brass or another metal — which held ink for writers to dip their quills or pens into when scribing a note or letter. They...

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