April 28th, 2011 Royal Wedding Watchers

I will be up early watching the royal wedding with the millions of other Anglophiles out there.  I will be sitting with my dogs on my recent acquisition from the Grandview Mercantile in Columbus, Ohio.  If you are ever in town and want a great antique shopping experience, you should check it out.   My […]

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Foster enjoying the new Chesterfield

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April 24th, 2011 Easter Lamb Shearing

My sheep shearer finally arrived the day before Easter.  The sheep are much happier since the weather is finally turning warmer.  I hope it warms up enough next week that we will start finding the elusive Morel mushrooms. I am fortunate enough to have great people to help me shear….the catching and the sheep wrestling […]

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Our sheep shearer Heath undressing the girls

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April 15th, 2011 Great Garden Read

I am always on the hunt for great garden books that not only have glossy photos but feature great garden writing.  Andrea Wulf’s last book, The Brother Gardeners, was a two night read for me and left me wanting more.  The Brother Gardeners revealed the historic relationship between English and American gardeners while Founding Gardeners […]

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April 15th, 2011 Gutter Gardening

In my kitchen garden I use a trick I learned from the British gardener Sarah Raven.  She uses sections of galvanized gutter with drainage holes drilled in the bottom to start entire rows of vegetables in the greenhouse.  I used my gutters to start an early row of sugar snap peas and some Bulls Blood […]

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Galvanized gutter with drainage holes and a piece planted with beets.

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April 7th, 2011 Lenten Rose Communion

I know when spring and Lent have really arrived with the emerging of the Hellebore flowers.  The flowers will even come up through the snow in their riot of black, blue, pinks, green and white. I love to display these spring wonders in the house but the short stems can be challenging.  I found this […]

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April 6th, 2011 Stella Gate

I needed to replace the main gate that enters my garden near my house,  and this gate caught my eye on Heather Clawson’s Habitually Chic blog.  She featured photos of Stella McCartney’s English country house garden that appeared in a Hamish Bowles story in Vogue Magazine.  I knew that this was the one, so the […]

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A garden gate at Stella McCartneys English estate featured in Vogue Magazine

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April 3rd, 2011 Fall 2011 Sale Is Upon Us

VINTAGE FURNITURE, DECORATIVE ACCESSORIES AND GARDEN FINDS FROM A TALENTED GROUP OF DEALERS INCLUDING URBAN FARMHOUSE, LISA MARTON,  PAGE PRICE, SHERRY DAVIS,  RUSTY FLETCHER, JUNQUE MAGNET , PAT WARTHEN, PICKINCHIX, MELISSA RUDRICK AND MORE   FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14TH 9A-5P SATURDAY,OCTOBER 15TH 9A-3P   HOSTED BY PAGE PRICE AT WARWICK FARM 16620 WELLS ROAD MOUNT VERNON,OH […]

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