Home & Garden2022-10-26T16:53:45-04:00


5 Benefits of Getting Your Property Surveyed

Bill Eggers currently works and lives in the Hudson Valley and has seen the spike in property sales. With this increase I hopes to provide valuable insight to homeowners on the benefits of getting their property surveyed.

His expertise stems from his experience as a licensed professional surveyor with over 40 years of experience. Bill currently works at Medenbach & Eggers Civil Engineering & Land Surveying, PC and serves as the Education Committee Chairman for the New York State Association of Professional Land Surveyors.

Owning a home represents a huge […]

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As an English native who ended up gardening in the New England entirely by mistake, my gripping about the length of the gardening season here knows no bounds. I will bore anyone with ears about it. However, the one silver lining to enduring our interminable winters here to then be slapped with an utterly miserable cold and wet spring is that by the time we do FINALLY get to the good part, we have truly earned our rewards. And to me my gold medal comes […]

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Setting The Stage For Holiday Decor

Having a discerning eye for design and a knack for presenting artful spaces isn’t only reserved for those who spend careers dreaming up posh interiors for homes fit for Architectural Digest. Most often, it is the anticipated family get-together or a special time of year that can inspire homemade design gurus everywhere. With the holidays just around the corner, it is likely most local families are busy designing their menus rather than seasonal aesthetics. Hors d’oeuvre and side dish debates aside, a stunning centerpiece can […]

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Discovering a Virtual American Landscape at Beatrix Farrand Gardens

Now that Memorial Day has passed, many folks in the Hudson Valley consider now to be the unofficial start of the summer season. This typically means the beginning of a season of discovery for travelers and lifelong residents alike. Warmer temperatures combined with the lush and vibrant landscapes of upstate New York help open the gateway to popular events, getaways and perhaps most prominently, the historic and scenic attractions that tuck themselves within the valley itself. Today, the seemingly ceaseless nature of change brought on […]

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Spring Flowers from Roaring Oaks Florist

With Spring in full bloom across the area and a gorgeous May weekend upon us, the time has come to officially herald an end to dark winter days and bring color to your garden. Fortunately for everyone with an affinity for green appendages in our neck of the woods, the folks at Roaring Oaks Florist have a wide variety of spring blossoms that are sure to liven up any backyard garden or curbside presentation. Here are just a few to ring in the […]

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Mother’s Day Arrangements from Country Gardeners Florist

Flowers on Mother’s Day has been a traditional way to symbolize the love and recognition for mothers everywhere since time immemorial. In today’s era of social distancing and self-isolation, sending floral arrangements on Mother’s Day has become a small act that feels especially poignant. As local businesses across the area continue to feel the economic effects of the coronavirus, the demand for flowers has become scarce and florists especially are looking forward to the coming titular holiday to boost sales. Despite the challenges, Country Gardeners […]

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We Save Memories

An old family photo, a jewelry trinket, a child’s first drawing, or a stunning piece of fine art. Our sense of sentimentality and the love we hold inside for the things we make or that bring us precious memories can make these pieces come alive with a great design. Whether you want to brighten a child’s room or protect a fragile document, there may be more than a few items lying around your home that would benefit from the soulful enhancement of framing. At Gilded […]

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