Category: Farmers Journal

Firsts

It was a week of firsts. The first 70 degree days of 2019, the first ground being turned over for 2019, and the first tick of 2019. Our first work with an assistant. First things first – We brought in some help, and were able to get shelves in the Flower Shop. The Farmers Wife…

Can you Feel It?

A few weeks ago we were putting Tulips, Daffodils and Irises in the ground.  The feeling of the dirt between your fingers, the occasional worm and unfortunately too often rocks, felt good.  The funny thing about growing up, is we stop playing in the mud, and we don’t get our hands dirty. Take a look…

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year Friends!  2017 was a year of great changes, while 2018 holds the promise of much excitement. It was Henry Wadsworth Longfellow who said in character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.   I can’t tell you how excited I am to explore Longfellow’s premise in 2018, and…

Tools

What a difference the right tool makes when doing a job.  We have probably all used the tool that we have. when the right tool was lacking.  I always get a kick out of April using a butter knife as a screwdriver.  It works, but its not the right tool. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve…