Steve BoehmeOnce upon a time, our family uprooted from suburban Philadelphia and moved to Adams County, Ohio. It wasn’t a hasty decision. For several years we read and studied about small farms and country living, explored Ohio during vacation trips, and prepared ourselves for a major lifestyle change. Among our favorite books during those years was the classic “Pleasant Valley” by Louis Bromfield, but it wasn’t until this past September that we finally visited the subject of this book; Bromfield’s lovely Malabar Farm near Mansfield, Ohio.
Steve BoehmeOne of the most cost-effective and dramatic improvements you can make in your landscape is to define your planting beds with retaining walls. Landscape walls can “tie together” your foundation plantings and extend your home visually, enhancing its value and making maintenance easier. They can solve landscape problems such as slopes along the foundation, bringing plantings up level with the house for a more professional look. You can also use them to visually...
Pamela K. Matura, Executive Director, Area Agency on Aging District 7Are you a Medicare beneficiary? Want to find out more information about how the Medicare Annual Coordinated Election Period can work for you? Want to stay informed and healthy and save money? If so, then mark yourcalendar for a Medicare presentation that will soon be available in your county.
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