Spring moving forward as planned

I am slowly starting to notice subtle changes as spring moves along that I never would have thought about before.  On the 18th when we planted our first orchard trees two existing mystery-fruit trees were barely staring to blossom.  Today all three of them were totally covered in flowers (and at least one of our...
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More Fruit Potential!

In addition to the trees we brought to the farm from the local nursery last weekend, Amber had ordered several fruit-bearing plants from Miller Nursery in Canandaigua, New York. They arrived yesterday by UPS delivery. This package contained four pawpaw trees, an extra dwarf bing cherry, an “all in one” almond, and three concord grape...
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What we're planting for the CSA

I’ve gotten a couple of questions about what all we’re planting this year.  Here is a list of the veggies we’ll be planting throughout the season.  We’ll probably end up including a couple more, and there is no guarantee a specific crop is going to do well, but the list gives a good idea of...
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we planted an orchard

We are very busy getting the veggie operation off the ground, but orchards take such a long time to establish that we decided it was worth the extra time this year getting it started.  We went to Native Landscaping and got 1 Red Bartlett Pear, 1 Dwarf Keiffer Pear, 1 Black Tartarian Cherry (sweet), 1...
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