New Compost Bins & Trees

| April 11, 2016

Spring certainly has been taking it’s sweet time getting here. Temperatures have been very chilly with highs barely getting into the 50’s at times but mostly staying colder. Winds have also been high the past couple of weeks and we’ve had plenty of wet to go with it. Pretty miserable overall. This past weekend we […]

Homemade Wild Plum Preserves

| August 20, 2012

This past weekend, my wife and I were hauling some wood to the back of our property when we made a remarkable discovery. The back of our land has a stand of trees on it, along with a bunch of junk that we need to get rid of. We were unloading our wood, when my […]

The Amazing Power In a Walnut

| April 19, 2012

For anyone that doesn’t know what a walnut seedling looks like, this post is for you. We have been discovering a tremendous number of walnut seedlings not only in our yard but also in our garden. We have a bunch of squirrels, and last fall I raked all the walnuts into a pile for them. […]

Protecting the Trees and Garden From Deer/Rabbits

| April 2, 2012

We have been very fortunate when it comes to avoiding deer and rabbit damage in our garden. Last year, it took about 2 weeks until they found our newly planted plum trees, and then they only stripped the one tree, and never came back. They did eat some of my wife’s flowers, but not excessively. […]

Blooming Plum Trees

| March 23, 2012

I thought I’d share some of the most beautiful blooms that are on our property right now (aside from my wife’s flowers, which I should maybe show as well). Our plum trees are in full bloom after being planted last summer! The one in particular is especially full…I can’t believe how many flowers it has. […]