We’re happy to offer group tours in the summer of 2021. Group size limit of 10 to 20 people with covid safe protocals.  Arrive at 9:30 for a garden and nursery tour.   Enjoy a walk-around history of the 1750’s house and walk through Gloria’s garden with bottle trees, old-fashioned roses, and lots of curious…

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Sillabub with a twist! In my memory and my opinion, syllabub making makes a party. Elaborate contraptions for blowing bubbles into sweetened cream and whiskey become the center of attention and conversation. You can blow the bubbles in all sorts of manners.  Some folks might have an old school, antique syllabub churn, which is basically…

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If you close your eyes can you conjure up a roaring fire? Can you feel your muscles relaxing as they soak up heat from a roaring fire? Can you feel the bone and soul-penetrating warmth of wood?  That’s what I thought of while I was perched on top of a three-story house one freezing, black…

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The stories we’ll tell….and a brief history of Indonesian shadow puppet theater called Wayang Kulit. . Geoff and I lead a troop of young adventurers down the sand road. We are family friends, unrelated adults, “fun uncles” hoping to inspire wonder in the three young siblings who trail behind. Not so long ago, we all sat…

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Imagine endless rows of fields of corn on a modern farm.  Now let the rows turn into endless pink flowers.  Sounds pretty right?  On our little farm, which specializes in one type of lily, we could grow that way.  But like the small farms that sustained and built this country, here, diversity is key.  Diversity…

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