We refer to our first year at the farm as the cleanup year. Now, we would begin the second which soon became known as 'the planting year.'
When you plant many trees, such as nut trees, you plant for the future.
We selected our trees, planted them with love, and watched them grow. Then the fun began - beautiful fruit growing on our very own trees!
Biscotti is a delicate, crisp Italian cookie that's filled with nutty goodness. My recipe has been tweaked a bit to make it even healthier. And there are lots of suggested "tweaks" you can try out as well!
The author shares her experience in taking care of older horses and keeping them healthy and happy.
A great recipe for that Indian summer bounty.
A short story about gathering hickory nuts in Central Iowa.
At the end of any road can be a surprise, but especially on gravel roads.
M-C's newest post has some peach canning tips as well as a few questions for her readers.
Sometimes one wonders about why things happen as they do, but there is a plan here and there we wouldn't change.
The springtime workload can get overwhelming, but we try to stay focused and do one task at a time.
Building berms around trees and shrubs is important for water-wise watering. Mulching is mandatory for water retention and helps keep weeds down. Manure berms are especially functional.
Planting an apple tree appropriate for your zone, pollination and disease resistance is a science. Thankfully, the Stark Bro’s catalog gives all the information needed.