3 Arts and Craft Festivals for Late Summer Fun


by Betsy Natter Buyers browse for unique gifts at the Craft Marketplace at Pennypacker Mills Summer vacations are over, kids are heading back to school, but the weather is still great for getting out in MontCo for weekend fun. September is a great time to check out one of these annual craft and [...]

3 Arts and Craft Festivals for Late Summer Fun2018-08-25T16:51:51-04:00

Explore, Paint & Relax in Montco’s Glorious Gardens


by Betsy Natter Montgomery County is in full bloom and summer is the perfect time to enjoy the gorgeous color and fragrances of the season at a public garden or arboretum. While the Greater Philadelphia area is well known for the magnificence of Longwood Gardens, there’s no need to take a long drive when several [...]

Explore, Paint & Relax in Montco’s Glorious Gardens2018-07-31T13:17:45-04:00

Insect Lessons: The Spotted Lantern Fly and 7 other Popular Insects


by Betsy Natter There’s lots of buzz about the Spotted Lantern Fly in Montgomery County and the danger it poses to area plants and trees. But do you know how to identify one? Do you know what to do to help rid the area of this non-native and harmful pest? Learn how to help by [...]

Insect Lessons: The Spotted Lantern Fly and 7 other Popular Insects2018-07-05T22:13:04-04:00

Ambler Arboretum: Montco’s Garden Gem


You hear the call, right? "Come outside! Come outside!" Come on. You know you want to! #heedthecall #thinkspring #thinkwarmthoughts #getoutside #whatwillyoudiscover #exploreyourworld #publicgardens #templeambler #amblerarboretum #americasgardencapital A post shared by Temple University Ambler (@templeambler) on Apr 17, 2018 at 1:22pm PDT   Perhaps one of Montgomery County’s best kept secrets is a beautiful garden spot [...]

Ambler Arboretum: Montco’s Garden Gem2018-05-07T12:37:09-04:00

Holiday House Tours 2017


By Betsy Natter Looking for some inspiration for your home decorating this holiday? Take a break from the bustle of the season and consider one of Montgomery County’s holiday house tours through the many historic and unique homes beautifully decorated in lights and holiday greenery. Many of these tours are annual events that support ongoing [...]

Holiday House Tours 20172017-11-29T09:24:07-04:00

Holiday House Tour in Historic Trappe


Get in the holiday spirit with a tour of eight private homes, historic houses, and churches along the Main Street corridor. It's all happening on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 between noon and 4 p.m. Stops include: Grange Hall, with a display of Swedish Christmas decorations Speaker's House, where the new corner fireplaces will be lit [...]

Holiday House Tour in Historic Trappe2017-11-20T12:03:29-04:00

Top Agent: Marina Zaspel, Re/Max Action


Re/Max Action 20 Limekiln Pike Glenside, PA 19038 [email protected] searchgreaterphiladelphiahouses.com Marina Zaspel and her team are the epitome of "Power House" Realtors -- she does whatever it takes to help her clients achieve their goals! If you're looking to sell a house then you'll want to work with an agent who has a track [...]

Top Agent: Marina Zaspel, Re/Max Action2017-12-11T10:49:08-04:00

Montco Offers Event and New Guidebook Focused on Townhouse Design


The Montgomery County Planning Commission invites the public to attend Building Better Townhouse Communities on Wednesday, Oct. 25, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Upper Dublin Township building, 801 Loch Alsh Ave., Fort Washington. This informative event will focus on how careful attention to site planning, design, and architecture is needed to ensure successful townhouse projects. It [...]

Montco Offers Event and New Guidebook Focused on Townhouse Design2017-10-23T14:26:54-04:00

 First Exhaustive Treatise on Barns in Southeastern Pennsylvania


A new book celebrating the beautiful barns of Southeastern Pennsylvania is hitting the shelves. The Historic Barns of Southeastern Pennsylvania: Architecture & Preservation, Built 1750–1900 by Gregory D. Huber features barn design, construction, dating, and use of barns with a diversity of architectural forms. For anyone who has ever admired a barn on an old country lane, [...]

 First Exhaustive Treatise on Barns in Southeastern Pennsylvania2017-08-01T18:43:31-04:00