Calendar Articles

The year 2010 marked the 100th anniversary of Father’s Day in America. While it wasn’t made a national holiday until 1972, the efforts of one woman in Washington sparked a movement to celebrate Dad’s long before then.

March 2014 brings with it the promise of gardening and warm, sunny days, as Earth turns its frostbitten cheek in the Vernal Equinox to herald spring.

Ah February, the month of love, flowers, and chocolate. Don't forget to show your sweetheart some attention this month.

Happy Holidays! December 2013 brings with it snow (for some), family, and parties, but remember to grab some hot cocoa during this winter month and relax when you can.

Christmas is coming, the geese are getting fat,
Please to put a penny in the old man's hat...

It's the month of November 2013, which we like to think of as the month of food, when the best of cooks can shine and the best of eaters will surely get their fill. It's time to start thinking about holiday preparations.

And the dead leaves lie...

October brings autumn into full swing, and who doesn't love donning a sweater for a walk in the woods, or a stroll through an apple orchard to enjoy the season's bounty? Enjoy our monthly seasonal advice.

Here's seasonal advice for September 2013!

Enjoy our season advice for August: recipes, gardening tips, folklore, and more!

July is the month when summer has a firm hold on all of us. The average temperature just about everywhere in the country is above 70ºF, and thunderstorms are nearly as abundant as ants at a picnic....

For June 2014 and everything's coming up roses, not to mention strawberries! June brings beautiful bouquets, delicious fruits and vegetables, and an urge to get out there and enjoy the sunshine. See our tips!