Monthly Archives: February 2012

A few thoughts on the day.

Thoughts or observations. Why do millions of people re-pin or “like” your posts on Pintrest.com but don’t follow you? It makes no sense. Why do we keep dogs in our house when their greatest contributions to the home are muddy … Continue reading

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To turkey or not to turkey.

I’m having a moment. One of life’s great conundrums. Should Orchard House get some turkeys this year or not? I need some guidance. I hear they’re a hot mess. And they’re big. But Thanksgiving could be really Pilgrim-like this year. … Continue reading

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What’s in my passengers seat?

I’ve been carrying around some odd things in my car over the past few weeks, so I’ve decided to periodically share some photos of my passengers seat. 2.16.2012 1. One bag of de-worming goat pellets. 2. A blue Maasai cloak … Continue reading

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Something amazing I learned in gardening class today…

Did you know a “Dolgo” crabapple can pollinate a Red Delicious apple tree and the resulting fruit will be 100% Red Delicious. Isn’t that amazing?! Here’s how it happens…the male – the Dolgo – sends his pollen to his lady, … Continue reading

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Two things you’ll be suckered into this summer…

#1: Lemons are the new pork belly. They’ll be in everything this summer; salads, pastas, and ades will be full of them. Be prepared. Get your sugar ready. #2: DYI insect houses will be the new garden accessory. Move aside … Continue reading

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