Justin and Derek Chase paddle past ice and water lilies up the long and narrow Meadowbrook Pond in Amesbury.
Romance on the river
Two love stories that blossomed at Wellesley's Elm Bank are the inspiration behind the Massachusetts Horticultural Society's exhibit at the Boston Flower & Garden Show. The owners of two local landscaping companies, Suzanne Higham of Frog Hollow Land
Tim's Tips: How to start your plants indoors
It was so nice to be outside on Saturday. The sun felt so nice. Who would have thought we would be singing the praises of 40-degree weather? In last week's column, I told you that this week I would be telling you how to start your own flower and vege
A speedy, robust take on a classic: shepherd's pie
When it comes to shepherd's pie, there are those who toe a rather strict line, and there are those who go with the comfort food flow. The former group will maintain that shepherd's pie must be made with only certain meats and certain toppings, and mu
Crafting St. Patrick's Day fun
From leprechaun beards to shamrock hats, a few simple crafts can turn you from a spectator into a participant at a St. Patrick's Day parade or party. "Kids especially like something they can wave, and to join in on the festivities," says Joy Howard,
The top of Amesbury
A couple of weeks ago, my family and I had the pleasure of celebrating our friend Margaret Nally on her 90th birthday. Together, along with her nephew Jay, we enjoyed a quiet evening of dinner and cake, and chatting of her remarkable life. She share
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