Thursday, September 27, 2012

Home Made Pot Pie Meals

Isn't it great when you don't have to cook dinner but can still get home made goodness?  Ashcombe has the solution every Wednesday through December (excluding October 3rd)

WEDNESDAY NIGHT HOME MADE POT PIE DINNERSServing from 4-7pmPot Pie, Applesauce & Roll for $6.50Eat In or Take Out

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Homeschool Garden Craft Classes at Ashcombe

Did you know that we offer homeschool garden craft classes two times a month at Ashcombe?  These crafts are great fun and are all garden themed.  Here are the classes scheduled for this fall.  We hope you join us!

Make Your Own Scarecrow ~ Wednesday, September 26th, 1-2pm For this class, each child should bring a pair of pants and shirt (in their size) from home. We will make scarecrows to display for the fall season. (If you need clothes, we will have clothes available for $3/set). Fee: $5.00

Make A Wreath For The Birds ~ Wednesday, October 10th, 10-11am. In this class, each child will make a beautiful wreath to hang for the birds to enjoy. Fee: $5.00

Pressed Flower and Leaf Picture ~ Wednesday, October 24th, 1-2pm In this fun class, each child will make a beautiful picture using pressed flowers and leaves. Please wear old clothes. Ages 5 and up. Pre-registration and payment is required. Fee: $5.00

The Basics Of Soap Making Part 1 ~ Wednesday, November 7th, 10-11am In this first class of a 2-part series, we will make simple soaps using assorted scents, dyes and floral additives. Each child will make several bars of soap. Fee: $8.00

The Basics Of Soap Making Part 2 ~ Wednesday, November 14th, 1-2pm In this second class of a 2-part series, we will finish the soaps we made by decorating and packaging them with a creative flair for gift giving. Fee: $8.00

Pine Cone Christmas Trees ~ Wednesday, December 5th, 10-11am Each child will make an adorable Christmas tree with a large pine cone. . Fee: $5.00

Cupcake Candles ~ Wednesday, December 19th, 1-2pm In this class we will make candles that look just like yummy cupcakes - but they are to burn, not eat! Fee: $5.00

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Get To Know Your Cucurbits

Pumpkins and Squash and Gourds are known as cucurbits (cucumber family) that includes cantaloupe, watermelon and most vine growing ‘characters’. Here are few of the ones we carry to decorate that front door, porch or patio for this special time of year. If you have some colored leaves or a scarecrow you can make it very interesting and colorful. Here we go!

(Pumpkin) One Too Many

 (Gourd) Gooseneck

 (Gourd) Mexican

(Squash) Spaghetti 

( Pumpkin) Golden Cushaw 

(Pumpkin) Mystic

(Pumpkin) Prizewinner

 ( Gourd) Apple 

(Pumpkin) Baby Boo