Looking for older and historic homes in the State of Delaware or in Southern Chester County, Pennsylvania? Carolyn Roland is a trained Architectural Historian and a Board Member of the Chester County Historic Preservation Network and Friends of the Furness Railroad District as well as the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Delaware and Chester County Historical Societies.,..
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Delaware's Mt. Cuba Center is a botanic garden that highlights the beauty of native plants. Once the estate of Pamela and Lammot du Pont Copeland, the garden opened to the public in 2013 and now spans more than 1,000 acres. It features garden pathways in formal and woodland settings, picturesqu...
On Sunday, I ventured out to Winterthur Museum and Gardens to see what was in bloom. I did learn a lot, but not exactly what I expected to learn. I shall explain. The field (above) next to the golf course still housed the temple folly (from a special exhibit pre-pandemic).The ostrich ferns were d...
Spring is definitely the time of year when my garden comes alive and shows all its bright colors. Daffodils, hyacinths, tulips, all vying for attention. Therefore, I yield the floor to the stars!