Gardening

Garden Club continues 66-year tradition

Tis the season to get ready — and while you are not likely thinking about the holidays yet, the members of the Rappahannock County Garden Club surely are. The club is preparing to launch its 66th “Greens Workshop” where they make and decorate wreaths, swags, garlands and centerpieces — for sale to the community. […]

Adult Education

Homesteading conference coming to Fauquier

The October Homesteaders of America conference will feature demonstrations on blacksmithing, quilting, canning and preserving, wild game trapping, off grid living, solar power, gardening, holistic health, dairy animals, soaps and salves, ethical meat, bushcrafting, and much more. […]

Art

Washington column for Oct. 20

Winter is coming and the Knights of Columbus want your coats; Anna Weatherley, internationally acclaimed porcelain artist, will make a guest appearance at The Inn’s Tavern Shops; bring your greens and make a wreath with the Garden Club. […]

Gardening

Poppy Talk: Ground maneuvers

With too much soil, a battalion of garlic (and the help of a miniature army), first-time gardener Charlotte Salley begins planting. Her four raised beds are still just boxes of dirt, but now the soil covers some significant hope. […]

Clark Hollow Ramblings

Still wandering aimlessly

It is hard to believe, but it has been over 10 years since I wrote an article for this paper called, “Wandering Aimlessly In The Woods.” Needless to say, for good or for bad, I am still suffering from this particular malady. […]

Features & Columns

Poppy Talk: From city streets to a country garden

Charlotte Salley, 24, is tending her very first vegetable garden and fully expects to harvest cornucopias of the county’s best produce in the coming months. This is the first of an occasional column tracking the progress of this first-time gardener and her soon-to-be garden. […]