Category: Life at Drumore

Butterflies at Drumore Estate

Spicebush Swallowtail on Butterfly Weed

After many years of attracting various butterfly species to Drumore, a garden specifically meant to attract and promote populations of butterflies and pollinators was planted in the spring of 2019.  Many native flowering plants were included as well as others known to be favorites of butterflies and pollinators.  The plants and flowers used seem to… Read more »

Fantastic Foliage at Drumore Estate

Varied succulents

When most people think of a beautiful garden they envision displays of colorful flowers.  Flowers in a wide range of hues offer lovely garden views, but some blooms are seasonal or last only a short time during the full garden season.  Many perennials and most flowering shrubs bloom for only a few weeks, and annuals… Read more »

Butterfly and Pollinator Certified Gardens at Drumore Estate

Drumore's pollinator garden for Butterflies

Last year Drumore Estate was certified as both a Certified Butterfly Garden from the North American Butterfly Association and a Pollinator Friendly Garden from Penn State Extension Master Gardeners.  We are proud and excited to be helpful in thoughtfully growing plants and using cultural practices which are beneficial to these essential categories of insects. Most… Read more »

How to Facilitate an Offsite Meeting

Planning a Business Meeting

Hosting an offsite meeting is a great way to celebrate your team’s successes, review your monthly goals, and encourage team bonding. If you’re looking for a better way to extend the conversation about your business’s strategy, goals, and other tactics, consider hosting an offsite meeting.   If you’ve never facilitated an offsite meeting, here are… Read more »

The Summer Garden at Drumore Estate

Drumore summer perennial beds

As the seasons progress in the main perennial borders at Drumore, the plants that are flowering are continually changing.  As May faded away with the beauty of bearded iris, blue star, peonies and blue indigo, the borders have progressed into June and July with fresh arrivals of penstemons, catmint, campanulas and roses as well as… Read more »