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Winter Blues

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Wednesday February 12, 2014   -   By Phil

  Winter drags on with the cold seemingly relentless. Zero degree nights and days in the single digits. Outside work is keep to a minimum. I've learned to accept it. On the good side, I've managed to catch up and update all my paperwork, do the taxes,...

Work in Progress

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Tuesday January 21, 2014   -   By Phil

  With another cold blast this winter, my outside work comes to a halt. The past week with temps in the 30's got me out to start trimming and pruning the trees and bushes. Some needed maintainance work got completed in the barn while I mentally keep a...

First Snowfall

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Tuesday November 12, 2013   -   By Phil

We received our first snowfall last night. Not much, only a couple of inches. Just enough to cover the ground over. I bundled up in my hat and gloves, took my morning coffee and went out to sit on the deck. Something about the first snowfall; everything...

Winter Rest for the Farmer

Blog: Spyglass Gardens   -   Monday December 05, 2011   -   By Steve or Wendy

   Awwhhh peace at last for the ol red tractor!  Now in December the soil has turned to frozen dirt.  Most of the day it has a white frothy substance tracing its clumps in the sun. Golden leaves are cast abroad and a quietness comsumes the...

Finding Peace

Blog: Double R Farm (Amish Country Soaps & Sundries)   -   Wednesday March 04, 2009   -   By Christine

Sanity is a rare commodity these days. Disgusted we turn off the news as the anchorman touts the unemployment in our county as over 10%. We consider ourselves lucky as he adds the comment that the surrounding counties are upwards of 12% and more. Not bad for a...

Shh! The trees are sleeping!

Blog: Re Rustica   -   Friday February 27, 2009   -   By fullofbeans

Sleep.  What we take for granted with animals and microorganisms to some people seems outrageous when considered a behavior associated with plants and fungi.  But it is a fact that the metabolism of plants and fungi changes periodically during the...

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