Tree Army





6/12/2012
Food kept FDR's Tree Army working to preserve America's outdoors. Here in Part 2 of CCC Food are a few more stories about these men who later headed to WWII as part of the Greatest Generation.
5/24/2012
Before the young men of America were part of the Greatest Generation many had been part of FDR's Civilian Conservation Corp. (CCC) The work was hard but the food was good.
1/20/2014
When you plant many trees, such as nut trees, you plant for the future.
12/26/2013
From a table-top to yard. How our Christmas tree became a living Christmas tree.
3/27/2012
I can live without television but I can't live without a library card. Even when I am not looking for food related information my library surprises me with how many food tidbits are waiting to be discovered.
1/15/2014
We selected our trees, planted them with love, and watched them grow. Then the fun began - beautiful fruit growing on our very own trees!
5/31/2012
At the end of any road can be a surprise, but especially on gravel roads.
9/17/2013
M-C's newest post has some peach canning tips as well as a few questions for her readers.
12/17/2013
I finally taught myself how to make a Christmas wreath from leftover fir trimmings - with a very rambunctious 1 year old to help.
5/29/2014
Sometimes one wonders about why things happen as they do, but there is a plan here and there we wouldn't change.
5/6/2014
The springtime workload can get overwhelming, but we try to stay focused and do one task at a time.
1/6/2014
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.'
6/13/2014
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.




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