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Thoughts for Friday, June 20, 2014

Blog: Spinella Farm   -   Friday June 20, 2014   -   By Edward

Well, Dad and Anna survived the first day at the Margate market! It was humid and overcast and they managed to get it in between the rain drops. Dad was happy with the results of everything from the new pop up tent to the sales that they managed to generate....

Thoughts for Monday, June 9, 2014

Blog: Spinella Farm   -   Monday June 09, 2014   -   By Edward

The CSA and the market both went very well on Saturday. It was cool to see the excited faces of the CSA members as they went along the table selecting the fruits and vegetables that they wanted. A couple of first timers said they felt guilty about the produce...

Thoughts for Friday, June 6, 2014

Blog: Spinella Farm   -   Friday June 06, 2014   -   By Edward

While scouting the potato patch the day before last, I discovered some beginnings of the blight. As I looked up the diseased leaves to confirm my suspicion that it was late blight, my next thought was to contact our county ag agent to give him the word. You...

The Long Winter of 2014

Blog: Avalon Farms Premium Homegrown   -   Friday April 04, 2014   -   By Brigette

Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 April 4, 2014 and there are still piles of snow scattered about the farm, some still almost waist deep where it was piled from plowing driveways. It isn’t...

Extreme Chores

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Friday March 07, 2014   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

Bundled in 17 pounds of boots, insulated pants, down coat, hat, gloves, and face scarf, my glasses iced over by steamy breath, facing winter chores can become daunting even before leaving the back door. External faucets are frozen closed, so we fill...

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...

Snow!!

Blog: Living Water Farm   -   Friday January 18, 2013   -   By Terri

Got about 5 inches of very wet snow yesterday.  Had to drive home from work in it but it had stopped snowing and the roads were ok by that time.  It was beautiful out this morning with the sunrise and the blue sky.  Cold out though and things...

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First Snow

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Wednesday December 26, 2012   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

There is something magical about the first snow of winter.  The grays and browns of November disappear beneath a blanket of clean, white, freshness.  The late autumn rains have been transformed into tiny, lacy crystals that fall in soft heaps...

They Came from the East

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Wednesday December 26, 2012   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

On camels, bearing gifts?  Well, this is true in the first Christmas story, but for life on the homestead in Wisconsin’s Northwoods, the wintry gifts from the east are usually in the form of snow—in copious amounts.  Being able to read...

FIRST SNOW

Blog: Michigan Native Plants   -   Sunday November 25, 2012   -   By TimB

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An Anticipated Visit From the Tooth Fairy and Grea...

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Friday May 18, 2012   -   By Twilya

My Livie is about to lose her first tooth.   It is wiggly and she is so excited.   She has heard about the Tooth Fairy but has not experienced her magic yet.  She has big plans for her soon found fortune.   I am serving carrots for...

Mother's Day

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday May 12, 2012   -   By Twilya

Mother’s Day Tomorrow is Mother’s Day and while we have had several beautiful baskets and planters leave, we have many more still available.   Tomorrow we will be at the Old Cheney Road Farmers Market in Lincoln, NE from 10:00 until...

Mother's Day Sale - Come Check Us Out!

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Friday May 11, 2012   -   By Twilya

It is a beautiful day! You need to come see us. The birds are singing and the sky is blue. The weather promises a mild day. The flowers are freshly watered and the tomato, pepper, eggplant and Swiss chard plants are all needing new homes. Your mother if...

Mother's Day Weekend Sale

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Wednesday May 09, 2012   -   By Twilya

L’Ecuyer Gardens is offering the special Mother’s Day Sale today through Saturday.   We have a huge selection of Mother’s Day baskets, containers and bedding plants.   While you are here finish your garden with a few tomato, pepper, eggplant,...

Snow storm...

Blog: Four Country Gals   -   Saturday April 14, 2012   -   By Shari

Sigh, Here it is, the middle of April and we're getting snowed upon. Forecast is for 2-4 inches today and tonight.  It kind of screws things up. We've sold our cow and the people want to come pick her up. It's totally clear at their house 17 miles...

Welcome to Spring!!!!

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Thursday March 22, 2012   -   By Twilya

Spring is here and we welcome it with early tomatoes ready for your garden.   The weather has been so pleasant this year why not put a few early plants out for an extra jump start.   Spring is here and we welcome it with early tomatoes ready for...

A Late February Blizzard

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Friday February 24, 2012   -   By Jeff

Well I knew it was coming, but somehow I had hoped the weatherman was wrong. I woke up this morning to about 5 inches of snow and strong, gusty winds. It even took sometime to get out the front door due to a drift. Then when I got to the farm office, the door...

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