Category: Field Trip

Field Trip ~ Country Lane Succulents, New Holland, PA

Country Lane Succulents

If you are headed to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania for a day trip or vacation, get off the main road and find this rural gem. Only a few miles from the tourist attractions, Country Lane Succulents will be a stop you will remember! Located at 152 Snyder Drive, New Holland, PA 17557, Country Lane Succulents is

Field Trip ~ Lewes Beach Get-A-Way

Lewes Beach, DE

Sometimes you just need to unplug and have a little get-a-way. Recently, my hubby and I returned to my old stomping grounds in Lewes, Delaware. Still quaint in many ways, even though it is a beach resort, Lewes has plenty of charms. Historic homes, weathered cottages and museums create an old-timey ambiance. Eclectic boutique shops

Field Trip ~ Inn at Perry Cabin

Inn at Perry Cabin

Our son and daughter-in-law totally surprised us recently with a two-night stay at the luxury resort, Inn at Perry Cabin in St. Michaels, Maryland. Owned by Belmond (formerly Orient-Express Hotels), the original manor house was built in 1816 and has been enlarged over time to its present 78 rooms. We drove up to the hotel through

Himalayan Blue Poppies ~ A Gardener’s Dream!

Himalayan Blue Poppies

The good news is that the wonderful Himalayan Blue Poppies ( Meconopsis “Lingholm”) are blooming at Longwood Gardens! The bad news is that most of us will never be able to grow them in our gardens unless a hybridizing miracle takes place. These true blue poppies are featured each March in Longwood Gardens’ conservatory and are quite

Field Trip ~ Philadelphia Flower Show

2017 Philadelphia Flower Show

Set ahead to the second week in March to avoid bad weather, ironically, the Philadelphia Flower Show opened on a snowy day and experienced Storm Stella midweek during its run. Despite the weather, it was worth the effort to attend this year’s “Holland ~ Flowering the World” themed flower show sponsored by the Philadelphia Horticulture

Field Trip ~ Ashland Reiki & Wellness Center

Ashland Reiki & Wellness Center

Up on the train to the Boston-area this week to help my sister. Hannah Stein, celebrate the opening of her new shop, Ashland Reiki & Wellness Center. Located in a historic building at 54 Front Street in Ashland, Massachusetts, this new boutique is what shopping local is all about. If you enjoy small shops with personal service,

Our Fairfield Home and Garden Tour

Garden Bench

In the past month, we have hosted four garden tours here at Our Fairfield Home and Garden! That’s a lot of keeping things tidy – sort of like when you have your house on the market and everything has to look perfect all the time, but on the outside. Now it is time to relax

A Longwood Christmas Evening Stroll

A Longwood Christmas

Today I am leading you on an evening stroll through the beautiful grounds and conservatory of Longwood Gardens at Christmas time. While it is breathtaking during the day, the lights and reflections transport you to a magical place at nightfall. So, pour a cup of tea and get comfy, I’ll do the walking! We will start

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