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Gone to Hellebores–These flowers are harbingers of spring

Just when you desperately need spring, hellebores burst on the scene. Go beyond all those images of itty bitty bulbs when you think of spring’s first floral encounters because hellebores are anything but subtle. Rivaling any other harbinger for spring… Read More

Daffodil Parade & Events – April 16-30

Few know former Kent resident, Birdsey Grant Northrop by name. The often-unsung “Father of Arbor Day” is best known for his mission to plant trees in the early 19th century. Well, Kent has recently been on another planting spree. Tens… Read More

History Preserved–A home steeped in history and daffodils

Come spring, visitors wending through Colebrook can’t help but gape at the prominent grassy slope bursting forth with thousands of daffodils—a whopping 3,800 bulbs at last count. “People will get out of their cars and take pictures,” says owner Carol… Read More

Modern Menage–very BOLD spaces in VERY cool places

Discovering one’s true path in life is often a circuitous route. Diane Rath, a small-town upstate New York girl, never imagined she would live in Fairfield—let alone reimagine her career to become an interior designer. After college, Rath built her… Read More

The Power of the Pollinator–How to help and be healthier

Paul Looks with pride at his perfectly green lawn; there’s not a blade of grass out of place. No leaves stand a chance against his power blower. He spends time and money getting this perfectly lush, golf-course-like lawn to stand… Read More

Diminutive Dwellings–The Popularity of Tiny Spaces

Tiny houses are nothing new—kids have always loved small structures, whether up in the trees or on terra firma. However, today’s treehouses and clubhouses are a far cry from the simple plywood creations of past generations, and Connecticut is home… Read More

Fairfield’s Best Senior Living Facility

Sturges Ridge of Fairfield voted Best Senior Living Facility for 2020 by Fairfield Magazine readers. For the associates at Sturges Ridge, a Benchmark assisted-living and memory-care community in Fairfield, caring for seniors and their loved ones is much more than… Read More

Fairfield Best Florist

Hansen’s Flower Shop voted Best Florist for 2020 by Fairfield Magazine readers. Imagine walking into a hundred-year old flower shop in the center of town, a family business that may have made your grandmother’s wedding bouquet. What do you see?… Read More

Fairfield’s Best Kept Secret

AR Workshop voted Best Kept Secret for 2020 by Fairfield Magazine readers. AR Workshop is a boutique do-it-yourself workshop studio. Guests can enjoy making customizable on-trend home décor with instructor-led, hands-on classes. Create everything from wood signs, lazy susans, centerpiece… Read More

Fairfield’s Best Personalized Stationery

Bespoke Designs voted Best Personalized Stationery for 2020 by Fairfield Magazine readers. Arriving at the bright atelier in Sconset Square in Westport, you sense you are about to be transported to someplace magical. A place where creativity and care and… Read More