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    Yellow Flowers

    Growing flowers is not only fun and rewarding for us, but it also keeps our pollinator and bird friends fed and happy. Yellow flowers in particular are quite attractive, and light up the landscape. Here are some new and not so new yellow varieties... Read more

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    Byecroft Farm—A Family Legacy

    Byecroft Farm in Holicong dates back to 1699 when Thomas Bye purchased 200 acres in a William Penn land grant. This farm has been in the Bye family for centuries; either handed down, bequeathed or sold to Bye family members. Byecroft has been... Read more

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    Life-Changing Houseplants

    It all started with two little plants—an old-man cactus (Cephalocereus senilis) with curly white hair instead of spines, and a zebra cactus (Haworthia fasciata) that looks like a smaller, slimmer aloe plant (Aloe vera). I was about five years.... Read more

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    Family, Food and Home

    To Andrew and Mary Lou Abruzzese family is everything. Andrew’s love of family was nurtured at a young age growing up in Baltimore. Family dinners, holidays and cooking with the family matriarchs planted the seed for what was to come. His adult ... Read more

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    Everlasting Flowers

    Summer never fades away when you preserve garden blooms for year-round display. The best flowers for drying are everlastings, a special group of flowers that can be air-dried without losing their color or form. Dried everlastings don’t have the... Read more

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    Carrots & Radishes

    Radishes are truly the simplest and fastest vegetables to grow. Some varieties are ready to harvest as soon as twenty-one days from sowing seeds. While radishes are one of the easiest root vegetables to grow, carrots have the reputation of being... Read more

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    Lifestyle Garden Store

    When the owner of Bucks Country Gardens, Thomas Hebel, was a sophomore in high school he visited nearby Penn State University on a career day. During the visit the students could pick whatever major they thought they may like and talk to the... Read more

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    An Old-World Renovation

    From a tumbled down structure to a masterfully rejuvenated Buck County farmhouse, this restoration spanned 18 years. Jon and Monique Atkin purchased their historic 1820 stone house in 2003. The house was advertised in the Penny Power newspaper... Read more

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    Country Carpenters' Proud Heritage

    Country Carpenters kits for New England Style post and beam buildings is a way to have high-quality barns, sheds, garages, carriage houses, and country cabins built on your property. Read more

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    Deer In The Garden

    The North American White-tailed Deer is a beautiful creature, especially when seen from the back, running away from your yard, white rump bobbing as it disappears. Deer are vegetarian, and a hungry deer will eat anything that grows in soil. It... Read more

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    Gardening In His Blood

    An old Chinese proverb says, “Life begins the day you start a garden.” That may be true. There’s nothing like working with nature to soothe the soul and energize the spirit. And that is perhaps what gives Chris Stout of Bye-Way Gardens in... Read more

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    An Historic Revival

    Annette Kelley grew up in Bucks County. And she says, “I always thought that someday I would return.” She moved away from the county in 1993 to work with a specialty chemical company. Her career took her to Manhattan, and there she met Vince Roux... Read more

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    Spring Meadow Farm & Estate

    Tucked away in Buckingham Township, Spring Meadow Farm epitomizes the Bucks County farm estate, a tranquil retreat with all of the elements one needs for an upscale country lifestyle. Accessible via two gated entrances, the house is hidden from... Read more


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    Artistic Video and Sound

    What's Better in the spring and summer than being in your backyard ,poolside, on the Patio, or the Terrace? Having your music and video entertainment to complement your outdoor living. Read more

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    A Family Affair

    Skilled remodeler Brett King along with his son Nathan, wife Kim, and his daughter-in-law Kara together remodeled and transformed what was once a village creamery into a dreamhouse for Nathan and Kara King.... Read more

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Worthington and Shagen Custom Builder

Now in our fourth generation as a family business, at Worthington and Shagen Custom Builder we build custom-crafted, extraordinarily detailed, and fine-finished new homes, renovations, restorations, and additions.

  • Worthington and Shagen Custom Builder

    At Worthington and Shagen Custom Builder we craft your masterpiece. Combining the elegance, integrity, and artisan quality of historical architecture with the conveniences and efficiencies of today, we build one-of-a-kind homes that suit your tastes. Read more

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