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Bringing in Fall at the Williamsburg Farmers Marke...

Blog: Williamsburg Farmers Market   -   Thursday September 08, 2011   -   By WFM

Saturday, September 10 8:00 a.m. – 12 p.m. Jean Monaco of MARTINS will be at the Chefs Tent at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. The Master Gardeners will attend and the Runaway String Band will perform from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Apples, pork, organic...

Apple Waldorf Salad

Blog: Williamsburg Farmers Market   -   Wednesday September 15, 2010   -   By WFM

Chef Jean Monaco of Martin’s demonstrated this recipe at the Williamsburg Farmers Market Chef Tent on September 11, 2010.   Serves 6.    SALAD: 4 ...

Market Calendar for September 11, 2010

Blog: Williamsburg Farmers Market   -   Thursday September 09, 2010   -   By WFM

Saturday, September 11 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Apples, fall produce, cut flowers, seafood and meats are available at this producer-only market. Learn to cook Apple Waldorf Salad, Butternut Squash Mashed Potatoes and Pumpkin Bread with...

Purple Martins and their family!!

Blog: Rocky Mount Gourds & Treasures of Louisiana   -   Saturday June 12, 2010   -   By Gourd Lady of Rocky Mount

Today I took more time for fun, and to me that is watching the Purple Martins.  They are very busy feeding their young and before long they will be teaching them to fly......then before it gets too terribly hot they will be gone. It is already in the mid...

Purple Martins and more Scouts

Blog: Rocky Mount Gourds & Treasures of Louisiana   -   Wednesday February 25, 2009   -   By Gourd Lady of Rocky Mount

This is such an exciting time of year!!!! I have been outside watching another Purple Martin Scout!!  I saw two last week, and today one is so patiently sailing above in the sky.  Fortunately I can see for miles from up here on top of Rocky Mount. ...

Purple Martins ARRIVE!!!!!

Blog: Rocky Mount Gourds & Treasures of Louisiana   -   Sunday February 22, 2009   -   By Gourd Lady of Rocky Mount

THE PURPLE MARTINS ARRIVED THIS MORNING!!!! I saw two checking out our Gourd Martin Houses.  Could not stay to watch too long though before they were gone.....will be back though.   This is an exciting time for me watching and waiting for the...

Purple Martins Arrival

Blog: Rocky Mount Gourds & Treasures of Louisiana   -   Monday February 16, 2009   -   By Gourd Lady of Rocky Mount

I noticed today, the Purple Martin Society has joined with the Louisiana Bayou Bluebird Society.  In case you would like to check out the Louisiana Bayou Bluebird Soc., the link is: http://www.labayoubluebirdsociety.org/  There is so much...

Purple Martins Arrival

Blog: Rocky Mount Gourds & Treasures of Louisiana   -   Thursday February 12, 2009   -   By Gourd Lady of Rocky Mount

We have still not seen any Purple Martins here at our home at Rocky Mount. I can remember many days over the years walking the lane wondering when they would arrive. It is always a waiting game for me!! I can remember one year, I didn’t think they were...

Gourd Crafting during freeze!!

Blog: Rocky Mount Gourds & Treasures of Louisiana   -   Tuesday February 10, 2009   -   By Gourd Lady of Rocky Mount

We had wonderful weather here today, in N.W. Louisiana, it went from a cold 20's to possible 54 degrees.  We should be so thankful for this.  I spoke with a gentleman today that lives in northern Arkansas, he said it looks like a war zone there...

Ten Reasons Why People Fail to Attract Purple Mart...

Blog: Rocky Mount Gourds & Treasures of Louisiana   -   Monday February 02, 2009   -   By Gourd Lady of Rocky Mount

I would like to share some tips from the Purple Martin Conservatory concerning the Purple Martins.  "Ten reasons why people fail to attract Purple Martins."   1. Housing placed too close to tall trees or in yards that are too...

Purple Martins and Freeze

Blog: Rocky Mount Gourds & Treasures of Louisiana   -   Thursday January 29, 2009   -   By Gourd Lady of Rocky Mount

I hope we are all following and waiting for the arrival of the Purple Martin Scouts.  I am thankful they are not here yet, a couple of hundred miles south at Baton Rouge at last report. There have been years the Martins have arrived and there has been a...

Watching for Martin Scouts

Blog: Rocky Mount Gourds & Treasures of Louisiana   -   Saturday January 24, 2009   -   By Gourd Lady of Rocky Mount

As we all know it is time to get ready for the Purple Martins arrival. This is a wonderful and exciting time getting up our Gourd Martin houses and watching for the first arrival Scout!!  If you would like additional information the Purple Martin...


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