Tag Archives: Wild Life

the apple tree and our “friends”

Last fall I spread a lot of compost underneath the apple tree, in hopes of harvesting a lot of apples this year.  I had plans to prune the apple tree back in February; there are a lot of shoots on … Continue reading

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tomatoes caddyshack

No, this posting is not about using a variety of means, including high explosives, to rid the garden of gophers.  In fact the good news is that the cinder blocks, used to cover the “groundhog crawl under places” in the … Continue reading

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apple tree mystery

During the first summer at the farm we saw that the apple tree, which is right outside the back kitchen window, was loaded with apples. During early September we tasted a few and they were ripe.  Over a weekend or … Continue reading

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george

In the posting on building the fence around the garden, you may recall that there had been a discussion with the wives after my nephew and I came in the house from hanging the fencing. It had something to do … Continue reading

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cicadas!

Almost two weeks ago, Dad went up to the farm to mow the lawn around the main house.  When I chatted with him later in the evening, he mentioned that when he first got to the farm, he thought he … Continue reading

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