Tag Archives: Columbia County

3-Acre Mini-Farm with Vintage Outbuildings in Dutchess County 110K

Fired up with enthusiasm after writing my first blog post in ages, I remembered why I started blogging in the first place, more than ten years ago. My very first post, “In Search of the Perfect Beach House,” in December … Continue reading

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1820s Farmhouse + 24 Acres + Nursery Business 899K

HERE’S AN OLD HOUSE THAT COMES WITH A NEW LIFE, should you be in the market for one. Loomis Creek Nursery in Columbia County, N.Y., was well-known to me in my years of gardening upstate. It was a boutique nursery … Continue reading

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I Get Around

Fine row of 19th century storefronts, Northern Liberties, Philadelphia I’VE BEEN MOVING AROUND SO MUCH LATELY, my head is spinning. Hence the random assortment of images in this post. A few days after moving into my new apartment in Prospect … Continue reading

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Made in the Shade: Tips from the Experts

Margaret Roach at last weekend’s shade gardening workshop, above LAST WEEKEND, along with a few dozen other garden nerds, I attended a half-day shade gardening workshop in Columbia County, and took 8 pages of notes. We started at Margaret Roach’s … Continue reading

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More of Olana Open to Public

HAVE YOU BEEN TO THE EXTRAORDINARY Olana? It’s well worth a field trip (and a picnic), especially as they’ve just opened two upstairs rooms restored to the late-Victorian era of Olana’s original occupant, the Hudson River School painter Frederic Church. … Continue reading

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