Day Trips - How Long Has it Been? Longwood Gardens

Posted by Maureen Scullion on April 18, 2019 in  Day Trips  Things to Do
Longwood Gardens        When is the last time you visited Longwood Gardens? Have you seen the new fountains? Now that the weather is getting warmer – get in the car and drive the two hours to breathtaking beauty. It’s 100% worth it. According to Wikipedia, in 1700, a Quaker farmer named George Peirce purchased 402 acres of this English-claimed land from William Penn’s commissioners. George’s son Joshua cleared and farmed the land and in 1730 he built t... read more
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Fight Brain Rot - Take A Class!

Posted by Stephanie Thibodeau on March 20, 2019 in  Bucks County PA  Things to Do
Social Media rots your brain. It’s well documented. Well ok maybe not documented but who among us has not sat down to look at Aunt Helen’s pictures of her new cat in Facebook and looked up to find it is two hours later and you REALLY need a bathroom?   Television rots your brain. Now that Netflix moves right on to the next episode of The Great British Baking Show after you have already watched two – who can resist finding out whether Daphne the Welsh virologist can wow Paul wit... read more
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Wash Your Danged Windows

Posted by Jay Ginsberg on March 20, 2019 in  Real Estate Advice  Sell your home
Every year you promise yourself that this will be the year I wash all the windows in the house. And yet you still have dirty windows. Dirty you say - but I can still see through them! Take a paper towel and sprinkle a little vinegar on it. Or the glass cleaner under the sink that you bought three years ago and only use on the bathroom mirrors. I guarantee you will be amazed at the black that comes off of the windows that you can see through. Having trouble growing plants? Wash your windows. Feeling the... read more
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Invasive Plant Problem in Bucks County

Posted by Cynthia Rundatz on March 13, 2019 in  Bucks County PA  Invasive plants
As spring approaches and everyone start getting outside to tend to the landscaping – now is the best time to check your property for invasive plants. Why are plants like non-native honeysuckle, bamboo and kudzu a problem? Among other serious problems: ·         Water: When invasive plants like ivy or clematis dominate the groundcover, there is very little root structure to bind the soils. That’s why large areas dominated by invasive plants are more likely... read more
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St. Patricks Day Events in Bucks County

Posted by Stephanie Thibodeau on March 06, 2019 in  Bucks County PA  Things to do in Bucks County
Get ready for the Green! Newtown Irish FestivalMarch 13-17It's time for the annual Newtown Irish Festival! On Saturday and Sunday, guests can expect activities such as live music, Irish step-dancing, traditional Irish food and drinks, face painting and balloon twisting at the Green Parrot Restaurant Pub & Patio.Irish Music Festival March 15-16Bucks County PlayhouseBucks County Playhouse hosts an Irish Music Festival to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! Audiences can expect with live music from The Ga... read more
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