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Daffodils of Gloucester

In Gloucester County, Virginia, lie ancient fields of gilded glory…rivers of yellow blossoms which are able to impart sheer “awe” and utter delight at the sight of them in their wild abundance! As in generations past, these blossoms break forth in a glorious symphony of riotous color,...

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Teakwood Enterprises, Inc.

In October of 1987, Teakwood Enterprises Inc. was created with the intention of giving their customers the true custom home experience, featuring personable service, reliability, efficiency, and a desire to build people their dream homes. Since their beginning, Teakwood has worked...

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Ware Academy

For close to sixty years, Ware Academy has provided children in Gloucester and the surrounding counties with an independent school education reinforced by small class sizes and individual attention. Commencing in the four year old Pre-Kindergarten and continuing through the eighth...

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Window Treatments

Windows are wonderful! They frame our view to the world around us and allow the sunlight in. From the beginning of time, men and women have used window treatments of one kind or another for the very same reason we need and use them today.

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Table Lamps

When pulling together the decorative elements in our favorite rooms, such as our living room, family or keeping room, bedroom, great room or library we often think first of our textiles, furniture, carpets and wall colors. These things are the foundation of our space and the...

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Persian & Oriental Rugs

In the world of home decorating there are perhaps no other rugs more sought after, admired and appreciated than hand knotted Oriental rugs and carpets. Although there are many imitations, and a myriad of machine made rugs available today, they are completely unable to replicate the...

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Northern Neck Foster Parent Program

Imagine you are six; you get off the school bus and go inside your home. No one is there. It’s no big deal really. Your parents told you that they wouldn’t be home and you know where the snacks are. You find something to eat and go watch TV. Around 8:00 o’clock that night the neighbor...

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Historic Garden Week: Northumberland County

Reedville, a Virginia and National Historic Landmark, is no stranger to Historic Garden Week. It was first featured in 1971 and again in 1980, but 28 years have passed since this event last introduced large numbers of visitors to the village Captain Elijah Reed founded in 1874....

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Historic Garden Week: King & Queen County

Virginia’s Historic Garden Week is just around the corner and once again, The Garden Club of the Middle Peninsula (GCMP) has put together an extraordinary tour in King and Queen County, “Along a Virginia Byway.” GCMP is a member club of The Garden Club of Virginia. This year GCMP will...

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Just Garden Tour: To Benefit The Haven Shelter

May 15th & 16th will mark the 9th annual Just Gardens tour to benefit The Haven Shelter & Services, Inc. This event provides an opportunity for the community to visit country gardens and learn what grows and flourishes in the Northern Neck. The tour is designed to educate and...

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Coffee Tables

In order to fully appreciate the origins of the amazing multi-tasking coffee table, which has earned its iconic status, we must first understand the evolution of coffee as a beverage of choice in Europe, from where many of our furniture preferences and customs have evolved. The two...

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Asparagus

As you’re wandering through the markets this spring, you’ll most likely find bundles of colorful tender asparagus, waiting to be selected. Fresh asparagus, like the robin’s song, heralds the coming of spring. In late March or early April, gardeners from Tidewater Virginia and afar...

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