Tag Archives: Captain’s Garden House

Do You Know it is Maine Blueberry Season?

It is Maine Blueberry Season!  I did not know that Maine produces over 90 percent of the wild blueberry crop harvested each year in the United States. When one thinks of Maine, we usually think of lobster; interestingly, the blueberry harvest in Maine amounts to approximately 30 million pounds annually, while last year’s lobster catch […]

Captain Lord Mansion Gardens in Full Bloom!

The Captain Lord Mansion gardens are in full bloom and we think they are more beautiful than ever.  Bev and a young assistant have been working daily watering, weeding and dead-heading each of the many garden areas situated around the inn.  From the welcoming guest walkway at the guest entrance to the “Memory Garden,” to […]

Do You Love Maine Built Boats? Where Can You Find Them?

Do You Love Maine Built Boats?  If you do, we have a suggestion for this weekend’s activity while staying with us at the Captain Lord Mansion.  The Maine Boatbuilders Show is Friday March 14, 10-6pm; Saturday March 15, 10-6pm and Sunday March 16, 10-4pm.  It will be held at the Portland Company at 58 Fore […]

Where Can You Find “Storybook Gardens” This Weekend?

Find “Storybook Gardens” this weekend at the Portland Flower Show which will be held at the Portland Company Complex, 58 Fore Street, Portland, ME.  The dates of the show are Thursday, March 6th through Sunday, March 9th.  If you are like Bev and I, we are anxious to see the arrival of Spring; however, there […]

Secrets behind Decorating and Restoring our Historic Bed and Breakfast Inn!

Have you ever wondered how and when we address decorating and restoring our historic bed and breakfast inn?  Every fall Bev makes a thorough check of each room to determine what repairs are needed, what upholstered pieces need upholstering or replaced, where woodwork needs to be painted and also what carpets need to be replaced.  […]

What Are Captain Lord Mansion “Cabin Fever Relievers”?

Are you tired of winter? Are you ready for a romantic getaway? Do you have “Cabin Fever”? Here are several March events to entice you to escape winter to an intimate Maine Coast Bed & Breakfast inn.  Though it still may be cold outside, there’s plenty of warmth at the Captain Lord Mansion where you […]

What Are “February is For Lovers” events in Kennebunkport, Maine?

Did you know that “February is for Lovers” in Kennebunkport?  The whole town celebrates the month of lovers with many specials, events and activities.  The Captain Lord Mansion is beginning the month with a complimentary wine tasting for guests on Saturday, February 1st.  One of the highlights of the evening will be tasting “Zin-phomaniac“, a […]

Did You Know that Lionel Train’s Polar Express is at The Captain Lord Mansion?

                                                                                                                                                          The Polar Express by Lionel! Did You Know that Lionel Train’s Polar Express is at The Captain Lord Mansion?  Yes, we have a small tabletop layout featuring this historic train.  Now, we need only to add the North Pole scenery.  The train is so realistic, it smokes and whistles!  We are grateful to the […]

Do You Know About Jacquie Lawson Animated Cards?

Bev and I were introduced to Jacquie Lawson animated greeting cards several years ago by one of our guests who has since become a very dear friend.  The graphics and music behind the animation are delightful.  Last December, I subscribed to a Jacquie Lawson Advent Calendar which allowed me to open the calendar each day […]

Celebrate Christmas Prelude in Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport was named the #2 best Christmas town in the US by HGTV. When you tour the First Families Kennebunkport Museum at White Columns and view all that Kennebunkport has to offer for the Christmas Prelude, you will see how magical it really is. The town is transformed with lights, wreaths, bows and gives the […]