How to Prepare Your Garden for Spring

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Written by Meg McConahey for The Press Democrat. With spring inching closer gardeners may be feeling the itch to start planting. But there is still a chance that frosty nights could damage or kill your new plants or seedlings. There are some things that can be planted safely. But for most of your spring planting, […]

Healdsburg Author Gives Christmas Trees Flight

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To Carrie Brown, a Christmas tree is like a mannequin to a great designer — a naked shape just begging to be dressed. Every Christmas for more than 20 years, the owner of the rustic and retro Jimtown Store on the outskirts of Healdsburg “concocts new flights of fancy” with her own tree. “I love […]

Healdsburg Artist Creates Modern Decor with Candles

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To Dundee Butcher, candlelight is as crucial to a party as great wine and food, especially during the holiday season. “Candles bring light and softness to a table,” said the Texas native who now calls Healdsburg home. “Just like a room without flowers feels dead, I feel the same way about candles. It’s warm. It’s […]