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Now is the time of year to begin the production of vegetable transplants that will be ready to put into the garden in late March and early April.

Dung of the proper heat

In preparation, we have gathered dung to supply the hotbed.

For those new to the management of hotbeds we turn to Mr. Abercrombie …

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By Lisa O. Monroe

A bargain with a college roommate may have brought Karen Clancy to Williamsburg. But it was her mother’s love of history and the creative spark she ignited in her daughter that started Clancy on a path to become the Revolutionary City’s head weaver, dyer and spinner.

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By Bill Sullivan

Scores of visitors to Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area witnessed history Monday as AMC’s spy drama TURN returned for a final day of filming.

The Governor’s Palace was the setting for scenes that will appear later this year in episode 9 of the show’s second season.

Production equipment lines the path in front of …

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On a cold January afternoon, who’s working on the Market House? You might be surprised….

Webcams can be marvelous things. Through the lens of a webcam, Colonial Williamsburg’s “virtual visitors” kept up with daily progress as the Coffeehouse and Armoury reconstructions took shape. With its constantly updated stream of images, this simple piece of …

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White egg turnip

It is at this time of year that we turn to the root crops to supply the table with our chief sustenance and there is no root as useful to this purpose as the turnip.

Turnips have been grown for untold thousands of years having arisen from its wild progenitor somewhere between …

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By Bill Sullivan

In 1926, Williamsburg was a quiet southern college town whose storied past had been largely forgotten. It hadn’t been Virginia’s capital city for 150 years and the modern world crept in slowly, with gas stations and soda fountains bumping up against old colonial buildings.

It was, in the words of one writer, a certain …

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