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Fall Flavor Recipes

Time to get cozy with fall flavors! Think, a crisp night next to a bonfire with a nice bowl of hearty soup or stew, wrapped in a chunky sweater – can’t you just smell the fall air? Fall flavors…

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Top 10 Fall Decor Trends

It may be August, but Dunkin is introducing pumpkin flavored drinks and treats already so we thought we’d dive into Fall head first! Our fall decor is in and we compiled this list of our top ten favorite pieces…

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DIY Pickles

You can make your very own pickled vegetables for a fresher taste. Using just a few ingredients you can create Ice Box Pickles in a variety of flavors. All you need for your DIY Pickles are cucumbers, vinegar, sugar,…

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Stonewall Kitchen Celebrates 30 Years!

Since 1991, Stonewall Kitchen has proudly brought our customers only the very best in specialty foods. That’s why we are happy to share this carefully curated booklet of tasty recipes to inspire even more ways to enjoy one of…

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Four Varieties of Hydrangeas

Hydrangeas are one of the most popular flowering shrubs you can have in your landscape. There are 23 different species and types of hydrangeas on the market today. Of those 23 varieties, Ashcombe stocks 4 types. These four are…

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Presto Pesto!

Looking for a fresh and simple summer time meal? Well the perfect pesto is within your grasp. All you need is seven ingredients and a food processor or blender! Now…Margaret, cafe manager and head cook at the Country Cafe…

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Watering 101: How Much and How Often to Water Plants

Everyday we get questions about watering. The biggest thing is knowing when and how much to water your plants. We’ve compiled these tips and tricks to help you know when and how to water during those hot summer months.…

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Grilling With Herbs!

Growing your own herbs is the best way to bump up the flavor profile of any grilled dish this summer. There really isn’t anything that tastes better in the summer time than grilled anything. Growing your own herbs for…

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Composting: Get the Most from Your Garden

May 29th is National Composting Day! We are here to give you a list of the best ingredients for a perfect compost. Living eco-friendly is all the rage now. Composting is one of the easiest ways you can help…

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A Taste of the Chesapeake in Central PA – Blue Crab Bay Co.

Blue Crab Bay Co. was born in 1985, when a young woman named Pamela Barefoot had a dream — to move to Virginia’s isolated Eastern Shore and survive with her creativity. The rural coastal peninsula, bounded by the Chesapeake…

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