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Cider Season

It’s cider season – and this year, I’ve attempted to make my own. Below are some hard-learned lessons about home cider production. 1) To make more than a thimble full of cider, you need a lot of apples. A lot. … Continue reading

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It’s Tree Planting (and planning) Season

It’s that time of year again, time get some new trees in the ground. Not too hot, not too cold, the air, soil and environment are just right for planting. At Orchard House, we try and plant 4 or 5 … Continue reading

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Nothing is unique.

Nothing is unique. Here I thought I had a vintage, pretty animal trailer and then…Facebook. It tells me there is another. Living happily on the east coast. It warms my heart though, to know that a twin exists outside of … Continue reading

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Expect the Unexpected.

Farm life is full of the unexpected. You need a farrier? (The poor donkey’s and their hooves were over-grown.) Give him a call at 10 a.m. and he can be there at 3. The same day. It’s not like the … Continue reading

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H.R.H. Warrior

A Warrior has arrived on the farm. Although I’ve only known him for a few days, I don’t think he has evil intentions. In fact, he seems quite peaceful. He’s about 3 feet tall and welcomes treats laced with molasses. … Continue reading

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