All posts by Ann Hutton

Imagine spring at the Adams Lawn and Garden Show

Imagine spring at the Adams Lawn and Garden Show

If ever a massive display of blooming plants, shrubs, and trees was called for to perk up the winter blahs, now is the time. Wandering an Adams Fairacre Farms greenhouse bursting with color and horticultural artistry is a familiar Hudson Valley tradition for many Hudson Valley gardeners which always comes as a welcome event in late-winter, and particularly so this year after nearly a year living with an isolating pandemic.

This has been a big year for gardeners; here’s how to store the leftovers 

This has been a big year for gardeners; here’s how to store the leftovers 

Start with tomatoes. The advantage of beginning your canning and preserving career with tomatoes is that they are acidic fruits that don’t take hours of complicated processing in order to result in an array of beautiful jars of red deliciousness. From there, your preserved products can sit on a shelf in a cool basement for months on end, until you turn them into magnificent sauces or salsas or soups.

Jan Sawka exhibition opens at Dorsky Museum

Jan Sawka exhibition opens at Dorsky Museum

Saturday, February 8: High Falls artist Jan Sawka (1946-2012), originally from Poland, was known for his diverse creative output, which included paintings, prints, sculptures and a movable ten-story stage set for the Grateful Dead’s 25th-anniversary tour.