Ashcombe Knowledge and insights

Primrose Care Instructions

Learn the best tips for primrose care. The Primrose, with bright and cheery flowers, are irresistible as the first harbinger of spring. Available in almost every color of the rainbow, they make a great gift or addition to your…

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Paperwhite narcissus

Paperwhites are relatives of the daffodil and are one of the earliest winter bulbs to bloom. In the spring and summer, plant a few bulbs every few weeks and you’ll have blooms through late fall and early winter. These…

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Poinsettias

Our traditional holiday plant was brought to this country by the US Minister to Mexico, Joel Poinsett, in 1835. He returned to South Carolina with cuttings of this pretty Mexican wildflower. It still bears his name. Much plant breeding…

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Indoor Christmas Tree Care

Indoor Christmas Trees Whether you’re looking to decorate a small space for the holidays, or just want to add a little extra holiday fragrance to your home, indoor Christmas trees can be the answer. From pine to cypress and…

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Thanksgiving Leftovers

At this time of year, everyone has an opinion or idea of what you can do with your Thanksgiving leftovers. And so do we! We came up with some great ideas for reusing some holiday favorites in new dishes.…

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Let’s Get Shakin’

Let’s Get Shakin’! There’s nothing quite like businesses supporting other businesses. Recently, Two Sisters’ Mixers (TSM) launched in Mechanicsburg, right down the road from Ashcombe! This new business allows customers to create high quality, unique cocktails at home. Become…

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Bacon Onion Jam

Who doesn’t love bacon? Everyone loves bacon! Crisp, crunchy, salty, and juicy; bacon is a staple food group for many people. Margaret, the Country Café Manager and Head Cook, has been experimenting to find new and delicious ways to…

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Jalapeno Poppers

It’s football season! That means snacks on the coffee table during the big game, bringing something shareable to a party, or quick and easy munchies in the lot at a tailgate. You can make everyone think you worked for…

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Caring for Mums

It’s finally feeling like fall! Mums are the perfect way to decorate your home for the season. Mums are super simple to care for while adding a ton of color to your porch or patio. Chrysanthemums are lovely, semi-hardy…

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Fall Fashion Look Book

Fall fashion is here at Ashcombe, just in time for sweater weather! Choose from a large selection of boutique style clothing, accessories, and jewelry. Our boutique is bursting at the seams with fall inspired fashion finds. Our fall fashion…

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