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The ginger jar is a New Traditional staple

New Traditional design is made up of a medley of fantastic pieces, many of which are constantly changing and evolving. However, the roots of New…

Hellebores are a harbinger of spring

When the holiday wreath has been taken down and the decorations are safely packed away, do you begin to count down the days to spring?…

Berks Country: Calendar for Dec. 29

Jan. 4: Master Watershed Steward information session, 7 p.m., Berks County Extension, 1238 County Welfare Road, Bern Township. Register for the information sessions: https://extension.psu.edu/masterwatershed-steward-information-session-for-berks-andschuylkill-counties. Webinar…

Berks Country: Calendar for Dec. 22

Jan. 4: Master Watershed Steward information session, 7 p.m., Berks County Extension, 1238 County Welfare Road, Bern Township. Register for the information sessions: https://extension.psu.edu/masterwatershed-steward-information-session-for-berks-andschuylkill-counties. Webinar…

Berks Country: Calendar for Dec. 15

Dec. 15: Light the Lane holiday, 6:15-7:30 p.m., Clover Hills Vineyard, Breinigsville, Lehigh County. Dave Kline performs Christmas and holiday music at the celebration with…

The secrets of shelf dressing

From built-in to portable shelving like bookcases, often there is a design dilemma as to the best way to dress shelves. There is, in fact,…

Make a splash with citrus colors

There’s lemon and lime as well as orange. So-called citrus colors can add warmth and energy to nearly any space. Often, they will help instantly…

How should I clean for houseguests?

Sometimes you have fair warning when guests are coming over, such as for major holiday events. Other times people drop in with little or no…