Rocky Dale has set up its Christmas Shanty next to Almost Home Market in Bristol Village.  This is a tradition in the making- marking our 5th season with the Christmas Shanty this year.  We decided to spruce it up with a new paint job.

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Kathy touches up our paint job- her theme for the Shanty this year- “Shantasia”.

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We have great Amaryllis that we’ve started forcing in eco-friendly rice pots.  They’ll be available for purchase inside Almost Home Market.

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We create a number of floral pieces from small boxwood trees, to an assortment of greens and berries arrangements.  We use a number of greens from our own garden.

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Each wreath is unique.  We start with a fresh wreath assembled from balsam, pine, fraser fir, and/or cedar from the Northeast Kingdom.  We then add Rocky Dale greens and an assortment of other decorations.

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Inside the Shanty, we have beautiful and unique European hand-made glass ornaments, as well as items from our store including Felco Pruners, hand tools, and garden ornaments.
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Even it you can’t make it to the Shanty- we’re happy to help you share in the festivities.  Let us know if you’d like us to ship something to you.

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If you need something special made up- let us know in advance.

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Every night we have a fire going and all the ingredients for s’mores.  It’s a festive time and even though it’s cold outside- we’re warm on the inside!  Hope to see you in town!

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Our Open House is the first weekend in May- could be warm- could be cool, but we put it on- rain or shine.

Almost Home Market in Bristol Village caters our Open House with petite scones and hot coffee and tea in the morning and mini wraps in the afternoon.  We’ll have a few specials in the store, so stop by and pick up our new plant list supplement for 2009, have a bite and take a look at what’s new.

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