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Growing up on her family’s farm sparked a love of landscape in Susan Blubaugh that continues to ignite her passion for painting. As a child she wandered the surrounding countryside, often moved by the vistas she saw. She thought to herself, “If I... Read more

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Chris Corey has been managing the custom design and build projects for homeowners in Doylestown, Buckingham, and Chalfont for over 30 years. Corey-Built uses an exclusive network of Pennsylvania’s greatest and most experienced service... Read more

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It's time to start thinking about what to plant in the flower garden this spring. These thoughts of sunshine and a rainbow of flowers get me through our long and sometimes dreary winters. Each year, All-America Selections (AAS) tests and judges... Read more

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While true photographic memory is rare, artist Smita Rao is one of those individuals who is able to recall visual information. Working directly from nature, she’s able to take a mental snapshot of a scene, later translating her perception of that... Read more

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John and Amy Blakeley were living in Jamison, in a contemporary style home situated in a development, but wanted more living space and a quieter neighborhood. They wanted a home off the beaten path. The decision to start looking for a new home... Read more

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Imagine a soft breeze coming from the sea, suntan lotion mingled with a hint of ocean and sand. Where are you? Are you sun bathing, or perhaps you are on the boardwalk, strolling, watching the bathers climb up the wooden stairs from the beach to... Read more

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Hendrixson’s Furniture features solid wood American manufacturer Stickley in both of their showrooms. Created in upstate Manlius, NY choose from Stickley's ever-growing line of fabric and leather upholstery, bedroom, dining room, rugs, lamps and... Read more

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Explaining how Raphael Architects provided design build services for an old home in Jenkintown, Michael Raphael says, “The client purchased a grand old home in Jenkintown, PA that required major interior renovations to the kitchen, bar, and... Read more

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Show starting with a reception on Sunday November 3 from 1 p.m.-4p.m. Yes, Virgina, an oil painting by Jerry Cable, is just one of the many fine pieces in the show which includes a variety of styles and mediums but are all smaller in scale. Works... Read more

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Celebrating his 65th year as a professional artist, Al Lachman continues to blaze his own trail onto the national and Bucks County art scene. Originally from New York City, Lachman has lived and worked in the New Hope area for the last 20 years... Read more

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Diabase is the tongue-in-cheek name of a bucolic farm located in Upper Makefield. It’s named for the regionally common igneous rock from which the house was built. But the name isn’t at all indicative of the property, because as you wind your... Read more

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It is easy to live in Bucks County and never want for a thing. Whether it is shopping or sailing, covered bridges or the casino, there is something for every taste and style. That diversity has been a draw time and again for artists, families... Read more

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To be truthful, my property Cedaridge Farm is not ideal for growing roses. The ground in winter is generally too wet, causing root rot among all but the most robust varieties and we are plagued with rodents such as field mice that make a feast of... Read more

We all know Bucks County is rich in history, but few of us can say exactly why. Sure, we know Washington crossed the Delaware in 1776 on Christmas morning in a surprise attack on the Hessians headquartered in Trenton and who were fiercely fightin... Read more

Everyone, I am sure, would like a garden that has color through all the seasons, but the fact is that few of us have the time or the resources to maintain a picture-perfect ornamental garden during every month, which is why I always put my best... Read more

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Set back from the main road, this 1840s Bucks County stone farmhouse sits on a parcel of land in Sellersville, Hilltown Township. The land, encompassing 55 acres, was sold to Samuel Sellers (for whom the town of Sellersville was named) by William. Read more

It was William Wordsworth, the famous British poet, during a walk beside a lake, who captured the drama of viewing a mass planting of daffodils when he wrote: “Ten thousand saw I at a glance, Tossing their heads in spritely dance.” Recently I was... Read more

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Andrea Steinberg

“A rain garden is a planted depression that allows rainwater runoff from impervious surfaces, such as roofs, driveways, and walks, to slowly infiltrate back into the soil. This also allows the rain garden plants to remove pollutants from the... Read more

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Down in Fairless Hills, where Lincoln Highway meets its fill of strip centers, sits an inconspicuous-looking storefront with a sign that simply reads Audiolab. It could be almost any A/V store, but it’s not. When you step inside, it reminds me of ... Read more

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Laura Ulrich remembers when Jane Ramsey knocked on her farmhouse door on a summer day in 2016. Jane introduced herself and said, “I want to paint your barn.” Laura literally thought Jane wanted to paint the old barn. Puzzled as to why she would ... Read more

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Moving changed Nelson Zayas’ life. In March of 2014 he and his husband, Nick Bewsey, purchased an 18th century Victorian twin townhome in Lambertville. Nelson, the owner of Blue Raccoon Home Furnishings couldn’t be happier. The move put him three ... Read more

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