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. […]


Letter: Great greens gratitude

Every year since 1954, members of the Rappahannock Garden Club have expressed their thanks to the whole community for their successful sale of wreaths, garland, centerpieces, swags and other assorted Christmas greenery that, while beautifying […]


The Rapp for Aug. 20

Amrit’s excellent earthquake-relief adventure, PEC’s sustainable landscaping workshop and plant sale, and an all-woman jazz orchestra opens the Castleton in Performance fall-winter season, in this week’s The Rapp. […]


The Rapp for May 14

Cooters in the Country’s grand opening, Hill House Nursery’s open house May 23 and Flint Hill Public House’s annual backyard party coming up June 13, in this week’s The Rapp. […]


The Rapp for March 26

It’s Fourth (Estate) Friday this week, plus a free Kid Pan Alley concert, “Birdman” April 3, a serious egg decorating workshop, fantastical “Elementree Stories” at Middle Street, a MADD startup and more in The Rapp. […]

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Clark Hollow Ramblings: Count your blessings

Some things just warm the cockles of your heart and make you smile. And even though Richard Brady is not too sure just what the cockles of the heart are, such a thing happened at last Wednesday night’s community Lenten services at the Washington Baptist Church. […]