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  • Nourishments: Whether Getting Pickled Or Pickling, Vinegar Is The Star

    It sounds like the start of a joke: A woman walks into the store, and orders a shrub. Except the woman is me, and I’m not in a garden center, but a fairly upscale pizza place in Seattle, Washington. The shrub I have ordered is something that you’re probably beginning to see on menus, although it was a popular drink in Colonial times. Also known as a vinegar drink, these trendy thirst quenchers are made up of a sweetened vinegar base and fresh fruit. Adding alcohol is optional.

  • Timely Topic For Garden Club: Pruning Flowering Shrubs

    Spring will arrive on March 20, and The Garden Club of Newtown will focus on the new season with “Pruning Flowering Shrubs,” a timely presentation by Nancy Dubrule-Clemente, on Tuesday, March 25. The program will begin at 1 pm at C.H Booth Library.