• Forever Green

    Forever Green

    Camden Friends Meeting House

    When members of Camden Friends Meeting House decided to renovate their house of worship, they had more than their building's 200-year history…
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  • A Bountiful Harvest

    A Bountiful Harvest

    Tyler Arboretum’s Demonstration Garden showcases ground-breaking techniques

    This season, there are more than just trees at Tyler Arboretum. The new Vegetable Demonstration Garden is not only cultivating organically grown…
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  • Spectacular Cyclamen

    Spectacular Cyclamen

    Providing holiday cheer

    Nothing against poinsettias, but for holiday elegance, give me fragrant florists' cyclamen. Lusciously flowering in fruity shades of pink, cherry red, purple,…
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  • Winter Elegance

    Holiday décor to enjoy all winter long

    The kids are coming home from college. You're hosting a party for your husband's firm. Your parents are flying up from Boca.…
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  • Quality — The New Bling

    Quality — The New Bling

    In uncertain times, buy for longevity

    Ask any designer about new trends in interior décor and you"ll hear one word: Quality. "My clients are moving away from unnecessary…
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  • Harvest Time Again

    Harvest Time Again

    Community-supported agriculture

    People are going back to the basics—directly to the farm to get the experience of interacting with the land—not to mention getting…
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  • Rooms For Your Garden

    Rooms For Your Garden

    Blurring the line from indoor to out

    There's something magical about an outdoor summer soirée. Sizzling steaks on a mesquite grill, flickering candles, the icy bite of champagne in…
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  • Warm From The Sun

    Warm From The Sun

    Heritage tomatoes

    Look to multi-colored heritage tomatoes for a bright explosion of color and taste. Fire-engine red is just one option. From varieties so…
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  • What Is So Rare As A Day In June?

    What Is So Rare As A Day In June?

    Plant connoisseurs debate at auction

    The name "Rare Plant Auction®" is a registered trademark and no organization but the Delaware Center for Horticulture (DCH) is permitted to…
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  • A Shore Thing

    A Shore Thing

    Environmentally sensitive beach houses

    Not that long ago, the Jersey shore was synonymous with quaint cottages, charming Victorians, and houses that would be out of place…
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  • The Mossy Greensward

    The Mossy Greensward

    Lawns don’t have to be grassy

    Shade, deep shade, surrounds my house. It is pointless to battle this situation and try to grow a traditional sun-loving bluegrass lawn…
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  • The Dream Kitchen

    The Dream Kitchen

    Something old, something new…

    When interior designer Katy Wolfington purchased her 300-year-old Chester County farmhouse, it was a dream come true. "I was raised in Chester…
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  • Solar Power For The Garden

    Solar Power For The Garden

    Sunflowers always delight

    The natural response to a sunflower is a smile. We can't resist their open faces and warm colors. A stand of sunflowers…
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  • The Shrine

    The Shrine

    There is a knotty family issue around which strong emotions often erupt: Whether to convert the shrine or preserve the shrine? Definition…
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