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May 2012 Historic Homes News Come join in the fun, as this year's Dover Days Festival proves to be bigger and better than ever—and you won't want to miss a minute of the many FREE festivities! Held on The Green and Legislative Mall, two beautiful outdoor parks in the historic downtown district, D...
This morning, Winterthur Museum and Gardens outside of Wilmington, Delaware, had flowers pushing one another aside for attention. The white trillium were still blooming, while the azaleas were at their peak.  You can wander through an extensive collection of azaleas in white, blush, pink, and cor...
8th Annual Wildflower Celebration Mt. Cuba Center Sunday, April 29, 2012 - 10AM to 4 PM 3120 Barley Mill Road near Hockessin, DE. I have been to Mt. Cuba before, but never during the "Celebration." A large crowd is predicted, as usual, so it's probably best to come early. This is the former estat...
This headline in today's New York Times attracted my attention, being the owner of a back yard birdbath. It seems homeowners are getting certified letters that their birdbaths are a hazzard and "standing" or "stagnant" (officials  have differing definitions) water can be a source of West Nile vir...
  The Delaware Solid Waste Authority (DSWA) is pleased to be partnering with New Castle County Government to hold a special Household Hazardous Waste Collection event on Saturday, April 21, 2012 at the New Castle County Government Center located at 87 Reads Way in New Castle, DE. The event is bei...
Come and find all the trades and services you will need for your Chester County, Pennsylvania historic property at this Saturday's Chester County Preservation Fair.  It will be held Saturday, April 21, 2012 at the complex in historic Yellow Springs, located at 1695 Art School Road, Yellow Springs...
  The London Company (also called the Charter of the Virginia Company of London) was an English joint stock company established by royal charter by James I of England on April 10, 1606 with the purpose of establishing colonial settlements in North America.King Charles II of England had a large lo...
Preservation Delaware is holding two workshops about historic window repair on April 28 and 29, 2012.         Window Repair & Restoration Workshops  Saturday, April 28, 2012 & Sunday, April 29, 2012   Join Preservation Delaware as we welcome Steve Jordan, window repair specialist, author and freq...
While listings across the line in New Castle County were down 11.5% in March, those in Kent County were down 22%. However, closed sales were up almost 43% to the north, Kent saw closed sales at a still healthy 38.6%. Pending sales were at almost 29% in Kent, they were just under 20% in New Castl...
The High Line, in New York City’s Chelsea section, proved to be a pleasant place to spend some time for a couple of visiting Delaware gardeners this last week. The High Line, a long abandoned raised rail line which once hauled meat to various plants and has now been re-purposed as an estimated 20...

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