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    Amaryllis & Paperwhites

    During the cold, dark days of winter, Amaryllis and Paperwhites can bring color, light and floral scents that keep our spirits believing that spring will come again and our colorful gardens will indeed bloom again... Read more

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    Riverside Retreat Transformation

    For 43 years Wayne and Linda Masters owned and operated Llama Mama Good Farm and CSA from their 1836 farmhouse in Marlboro, New Jersey. In addition to growing the crops they housed a variety of farm animals, including llamas. A few years ago they dec Read more

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    Silver In The Garden

    Silver is one of the classic neutral colors in the garden, a tone that combines well with virtually everything else. Silver creates interest when nearby flowering plants have already finished or have not yet come into bloom. Plants with silver... 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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    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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    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.

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    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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