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Back Road Tour through Sunderland Vermont

A Back-Road Tour through Sunderland Vermont. We took a ride along Sunderland Hill Road today which runs parallel to Route 7A from Manchester into Arlington. We passed several farms and old barns –  many of which we will revisit as … Continue reading

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Manchester Historical Society – Shawn Harrington Curator

  When we took stewardship of The INN at Ormsby Hill we were told there was history regarding the property, but it wasn’t until we met Shawn Harrington, Curator of the Manchester Historical Society http://manchesterhistoricalsocietyvt.org/ were we made aware of … Continue reading

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Water Crystal

  Happy New Year – Everyone,   In a relatively low-budget independent film called, “What Bleep Do We Know?” (2004), the main character, Amanda, played by Marlee Matlin, goes down to the subway station and notices a woman on the … Continue reading

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The Garden has Settled In…

Many new landscapes take a while to meld seamlessly with their surroundings.  I am not a fan of this gardening technique.  The three years it takes for most perennials to mature seems too long to realize your vision.  Either way, … Continue reading

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The Inn at Ormsby Hill: One of America’s Best Bed and Breakfasts…

According to an article in USA Today, we have the honor of being one of the best B&B’s in the country.  What a great way to start our third year at Ormsby Hill.  Thank you all for being a part … Continue reading

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Two Year Anniversary at Ormsby Hill

Friday, July 11 is our 2 year anniversary as owners of Ormsby Hill.  It seems we have been here a lot longer than that, especially when we try to recount all the changes we have made – big and small.  … Continue reading

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Garden Update

Today I gathered the first flower bouquet of the year from our gardens.   No more flowers from Shaw’s until frost!  That means more time moseying, gathering, and arranging.  It is so easy with flowers from your garden, because they all … Continue reading

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Let the planting begin…

Between now and our last blog, Yoshio and I went to San Ramon (Jesse, Lisa, and Owen’s house), Mendocino, and Napa California.  I ordered plants from Equinox Valley Nursery in Manchester for the new gardens, plants arrived at Ormsby Hill, … Continue reading

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We have garden beds!

The weather has finally cooperated and we began creation of the new gardens.  Jimmy and Yoshio worked the sod cutter to remove the turf. After some minor clean up of the edges and remaining turf,  some tilling,  a planting plan, … Continue reading

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And So Begins April at Ormsby Hill…

    April is a pivotal month in Northern New England.  We are so ready for a new season, we catalog all the changes just to make sure it’s true:  snow is melting, robins are back, days are longer, the … Continue reading

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