Thursday, May 26, 2016

Buzz Off!

Now that it’s finally warm, and it’s Memorial Day weekend, it’s time to start thinking about being outside for parties, grilling or just hanging out under the sun (at last!). But with all of the news about bad mosquitos, especially the Zika-carrying ones, you have to think about keeping bad bugs away. But you also have to think about the bees, which are disappearing at an alarming rate because of the way we splash chemical bug deterrants around.

Worry no more! We have a great solution for you. Flyaway sticks, in their fun feedbag! We have tried these at the farm, and can’t recommend them highly enough. We only wish we could stick one on the cows’ tails to keep the flys off of them. IMG_0923

Although these sticks say they will repel unwanted guests, that’s only of the flying type, not the two-legged variety. You’ll have to take care of that yourself. Sorry.IMG_0922IMG_0924

But what if you don’t want to stick the sticks in your lawn or a plant? How about these elegant Chinese incense holders then!IMG_0928

If you want to reserve your Flyaway sticks, please contact our Eric to hold a set for you. It won’t bug him at all.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

The Maryland Horse: An Artist’s View

On Monday evening, Halcyon House held an art opening to benefit Maryland’s horse industry, and the Maryland Thoroughbred Foundation. Local artist Sam Robinson, who is frequently seen at equine events in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia, had his work was featured at this exhibition. image

More than 60 of Sam’s recent works were shown and the sales benefitted the Maryland Thoroughbred Foundation. By the end of the evening, red dots were scattered all over, indicating that the paintings had been sold. (These pictures were taken before the crowds arrived!)IMG_0776IMG_0766IMG_0659IMG_0653IMG_0657

Luckily, there was a break in the weather and we had the most gorgeous evening, so we threw the windows open,IMG_0771 put the bar on the back patio IMG_0790and took advantage of the Maryland spring!

The exhibition will be up until mid-June and we hope that you will come visit.

Monday, May 02, 2016

We Do Ladew

Once again, Halcyon House is participating in the Ladew Gardens for the 2016 Garden Festival on Saturday, May 7th. HHladew2016

Halcyon House will be bringing a wide range of items for you, your house and even your garden. We will look forward to seeing you there!