Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Strolling the Inn Grounds

A quick photo stroll around the inn grounds! These were taken just about a month ago and already there are so many more flowers all around. These are actually peonies from our assistant innkeepers garden. They are tree peonies that bloom earlier than our regular peonies and she always brings in her "excess" to brighten the main inn common rooms. IMG 0929 Bree, our ridgeback, is trying to look noble and worried at the same time. She hates to walk on the wet grass, but she loves going on walks. IMG 0933
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This is the herb garden with the marigolds just after planting. Now they have completely filled in the bed and you can't even see the dirt anymore. IMG 0937 Here is Bree, the dog who hates to walk in wet grass, showing us that she will make an exception for wading into the fresh puddles of rain water for a nice cooling drink. IMG 0940 The chives are going wild, which is great because I use them in my goat cheese and chives scrambled egg special. Yum. IMG 3317 This year we had robin build a nest right above the bend in the rainspout. A much smarter location than their usual spot above a doorway! IMG 3319

Friday, June 26, 2015

Spring Landscape at the Inn

I love the Spring when the landscape burst forth with vibrant shades of green and the perennials let me know that once again they have survived the winter! Here's a little photo stroll around the grounds. IMG 3283
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This year I'm trying all zinnias in the driveway garden (between the daffodils). I hope they do better than the marigolds last year. IMG 3299
My decorated duck for the community art project (QuackQuackGreenville) is now up on the porch for a better view of the garden. IMG 3300

Monday, March 30, 2015

St Patrick's Day Parade Goes On Undeterred by Snow

We always look forward to the annual St Patrick's Day Parade because then we know that Spring is here! Well, almost . . . On the morning of the parade snow was steadily falling and we thought that the parade might have to be postponed. But it only took an hour delay and the snow stopped the "sun" came out and soon all the snow on the roads was clear and ready for the marchers.

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Friday, December 5, 2014

Annual Art & Art Quilt Supply Sale at the Inn

It's time once again for our annual sale of art and art quilt supplies! We stock supplies for the convenience of the students attending the workshops we host as Hudson River Valley Art Workshops, but at the end of the year we like to CLEAR THE SHELVES!

All supplies are at least 25% off, with some items marked down 30% to 50%. There are lots of great items at a wide range of prices - from stocking stuffers to "holy cow, what an amazing gift."

The sale continues until Dec. 31, 2014 and the shop is open Wednesday thru Sunday 10am to 4pm.

A quick photo tour of our shop will give you an idea of what you can find here.

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Our Hudson River Valley Art Workhop t-shirts are also 25% off.

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Don't forget about our Life By Chocolate shop has a great variety of gourmet chocolate confections - cordials, caramels, toffee, bark, and more. The chocolates are made right here in our commercial kitchen using organic chocolate: Dark, Milk, or Vegan. We have some very festive boxes for the holidays and chocolate Santas.

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If you or someone on your gift list loves cute collectables, we have a great selection of Wee Forest Folk figures, including a number of the retired pieces!

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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

First Snow of 2014: Photo Tour of the Inn Grounds

I always delight in the beauty and wonder of the first snowfall of the year. Even though I seem to take the same photos every year, each year is again so fresh and inviting. I can't help myself!

So enjoy this year's tour of the grounds of the Greenville Arms 1889 Inn under a blanket of fresh snow.

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