Farmer’s Markets in Delaware and Chester Counties

  There is nothing better than the smell and taste of freshly sliced tomatoes on a hot July afternoon. And, there is no reason anyone should have to eat tasteless, faded pink tomatoes this summer when local farmers are brimming with "fresh-from-the-field" offerings. With so much farming going on in our own back yard, it's easy to find anything from corn to kale... Continue Reading →

Plant Sales in Media, West Chester and Willistown!

The best thing about buying plants at local plants sales is that they are typically native plants that were successfully grown by a local gardener. Proven winners, if you will, lovingly divided by passionate gardeners for the sake of funding their non-profit organizations. Instead of buying a tropical plant from a big box store (that... Continue Reading →

Spring Buyers in Search of Homes for Sale!

The day we've all been waiting for is finally here! Temperatures are creeping up and buyers are looking for homes! Find out what's on the market in these areas by clicking below! West Chester Glen Mills Media Chadds Ford Or, search for homes using the free KW Search App, which can be downloaded from iTunes or Google Play. Contact... Continue Reading →

What’s in store for Sleighton Farm Property?

Find a Home in Glen Mills! The next meeting to discuss land development at the Sleighton School site will be held on Monday, March 23 at 7pm.  Location: Edgmont Twp. Bldg.,  1000 Gradyville Rd.,  Newtown Sq., PA The Sleighton Farm School property in Edgmont and Middletown townships in Glen Mills has been a local curiosity for years,... Continue Reading →

It was one of those cold, frigid winter days when you want to stay inside with a nice wood fire.  My son and  I were preparing to run some errands, when I heard a little voice say  "can we first go to that place with the really good hot chocolate?"  I knew just what he meant, and I'm an... Continue Reading →

Autumn at the Glen Mills Train Station

There are so many things to see and do in Delaware County in the fall. One of my perennial favorites is a leisurely fall ride on the West Chester Railroad. The train starts in West Chester and lasts about 90 minutes until you get to the Thornbury Historical Society in Glen Mills, a beautiful turn of... Continue Reading →

Alpacas in Glen Mills!

Closeup on Thornbury Townshp:   Early one day this spring, during my morning walk,  I was admiring a newly planted garden on Locksley Road when several little heads popped up over a fence, intent on watching my every move. It was a magical moment, bringing my walk to an abrupt halt and starting a fascination that led to many return trips... Continue Reading →

Gardening on a Grand Scale in Glen Mills, Delaware County PA

"Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help. Gardening is an instrument of grace. " --May Sarton Last week I caught one of the final glimpses of Eleanor Tickner’s breathtaking Peony Garden, located on Route 352 in Glen Mills, PA. A... Continue Reading →

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