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Steve Boehme

Longwood Gardens Lighting

Plan an Unforgettable Visit to Longwood Gardens Beautiful Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania is one of our favorite places. Some years back we were fortunate to visit during a spectacular display by outdoor artist Bruce Munro, who had festooned Longwood’s pools and gardens with large-scale lighting installations. Imagine my delight when I recently received …

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Brown County Fair

Thank You for the “Little State Fair” I hope that readers of this column will forgive me for departing from the usual landscape advice, to share some thoughts about something somewhat different. As I sit down to write this column today, what’s on my mind is the Brown County “Little State Fair”, which just wrapped …

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Stepping Stone Tips

Making Stepping Stone Paths Professionally Natural stone paths look good in almost any landscape. They never go out of style like so many man-made paver materials. Like most things made of stone, they will stand the test of time if they’re built carefully. Stone construction is one of the most satisfying home improvement projects you …

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See the STARS Part II

Do We Really Need Night Lighting? A hundred years ago, the Cincinnati Astronomical Society moved their observatory from Mt. Adams to the city perimeter, to escape the city lights. Today, suburban 24-hour lighting has caught up to them. The society is one of several such groups who have set up observation stations in Adams County, …

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