This time of year I always have dirt under my fingernails. Even though the last frost date in NH is still several weeks off, there’s plenty to be done in the gardens and greenhouse. A lot of folks don’t realize exactly how much! Continue reading
Last week we attended a Soil Health workshop hosted by our friends over at Rockingham County Conservation district (RCCD). Dr. Bianca Moebius-Clune, Project Coordinator Crop and Soil Sciences (Cornell, Ithaca), gave a very interesting lecture about the many aspects of healthy, productive soils. Continue reading
Yesterday we went out to the pasture and found a surprise – a new lamb! Continue reading
Today’s Earth Day. I could say a whole lot on the subject, extolling the continued need for environmental awareness and conservation on a daily basis…
Instead I want to show you something.
This is a tiny little “island”, on a pond, in the woods, on the four hundred acres of conservation land where we live and farm. If you look closely, you can see the Canada goose who has built a nest on that tiny outcropping and is patiently sitting on eggs. In a month or so there will be a batch of adorable, fuzzy little goslings to admire.
Happy Earth Day my friends!
Gardening is cheaper than therapy. Continue reading
Oh the sugaring… yum! AND stay tuned for some exciting new maple products this year – infused syrups! First batch of Maple Fire is finished! A habanero infused, dark syrup. It’s sweet, hot and exciting!
Despite the snow, change is in the air – and it’s scented a sweet, maple fragrance. That’s right – all over New England, sugar shacks are kindling their fires and starting to boil! Continue reading