FRYEBURG FAIRGROUNDS — Chris Lambton, host of the HGTV and DIY (Do It Yourself) networks home-improvement show, “Yard Crashers,” will be at the 2017 Home Garden Flower Show, May Fair, taking place May 19-21 at the Fryeburg Fairgrounds. Chris Lambton, a professional landscaper who lives on Cape Cod and helps run the family’s landscape business first caught [...]

2017 Home Garden Flower Show – May Fair Announces Sponsors and New Activities

FRYEBURG, Maine —  Spring is coming, and organizers of the Home Garden Flower Show, May Fair, at Fryeburg Fairgrounds are deep into preparations for the annual show, May 19, 20, 21, 2017; Now in its 17th year, May Fair has developed into more than just a home, garden and flower show. The show fills seven buildings featuring businesses [...]

Goatscaping ? Got Invasives? Get goats

People still wonder what exactly is goatscaping? We rent out our goats to do what they like to do best and we like to do least- deal with invasives especially poison ivy and Japanese knotweed. Goats unlike other herd animals   prefer to eat weeds and thorny plants not grasses. They even like noxious plants like [...]


It’s snowing out, it has been for the last 48 hours, and you lost your power six hours into the storm. Your generator has been running, and doing its job. You have heat, water, lights, and even can cook on your stove. You’re sitting in your living room in your favorite chair, fireplace going, and watching the snow fall outside you [...]


Mom got her spa-inspired en suite. Dad got his man cave. Now it’s time for a magical playroom for the kids. Here are some ideas for working with what you’ve got. Ideas for a kid-friendly deisgn. From top, clockwise: Saddle Brook in Oak Trail, Modern Dimensions 4 x 12 wave in Arctic White,ONE Quartz [...]

Craft Beer New England Style & Must Try Meads!

THE ART OF CRAFT BEER NEW ENGLAND STYLE Craft beer is a treasure to many who appreciate the unique complexity of its flavor. Like a fine wine, beer lovers all over the world enjoy each sip with reverence for the brewer who masterfully crafts each barrel. Made with traditional ingredients like malted barley and hops, you will most often [...]

About Dereck Glaser, Metalsmith

Artisan /Metalsmith Artist Statement Metal is an extremely forgiving and revealing material. I strive to stretch its abilities, pushing, pulling, twisting it like clay. I have found various aspects of its nature, secrets it only reveals when it is heated properly and exposed to the right amount of force. Utilizing these secrets and their natural [...]

Benjamin Moore Color of the Year!

Simply White OC-117 is the 2016 Benjamin Moore Color of the Year. Benjamin Moore unveiled Color Trends 2016, a corresponding palette of 23 colors to illustrate how white works within the color spectrum. The color white is a timeless and versatile design statement. Benjamin Moore’s Creative Director says “white is not just a design trend, [...]

Tile Trends!

By: Jackie Massa, Owner/Designer House to Home by Chick Lumber One of the hottest trends in the tile industry today is the wood-grain look. Although it has been on the market for a few years now, the wood plank tile looks have continued to grow taking a firm hold of the marketplace. Tile can now [...]

All About Geothermal

Curious about what geothermal is? How it works? What it costs? How much money it can save? We have it all in this great interview with experts Mark Conley and Scott Abbott. All Things Growing - geothermal from Valley Vision on Vimeo.