Winged Elm Farm -
Saturday October 06, 2012 - By Brian
I was standing in the oldest orchard. The light was provided by the full moon. High and staggered clouds were moving across the sky providing a stop and go slide show with the moonlight. And, I was reminded again that one of the principle joys of living in the...
At Home in Nature -
Sunday May 22, 2011 - By Mary
The wild brassicas are flowering on the Palmer divide, which indicates with extreme certainty one of the two following possibilities: either the last frost has happened, or the plants are senseless. Certainly this has been something of a crazy year...
Ramblings from Havenwood Farms -
Friday November 20, 2009 - By Shanan
Well, this morning is the start of Illinois' early season shotgun hunting for deer. I walked outside to feed the animals and heard quite a few distant gunshots. The morning was cool and foggy, but the deer must have been moving.
Greenjeans Farm -
Friday March 20, 2009 - By Jeff & Toni
There is a framed postcard in our bathroom that greets me each morning on the shelf where I keep my make up brushes. It portrays a 1950ish beautiful blonde woman ala Lana Turner in full make up and the caption on the bottom is “Frugal is such an ugly...
Re Rustica -
Saturday March 14, 2009 - By fullofbeans
This fox was telling us to keep back: we had gotten too close - she had smelled a grasshopper and didn't want our sight, smell or sound to interrupt her hunt. It is important to understand what the animals you are following for study are telling you if you are...