Dave drilling holes for the trees
Posted On: 05|01|15
This year we planted trees a little later than usual and I am writing this blog a little late, too.  On Saturday, April 19th we planted 1,000 trees.  We typically plant between 1,000 and 2,000 trees each year.  This year, Dave decided to plant most of the trees to fill in holes in the tree field from the last few years of harvesting.  Dave and our nephew, Darin, got an early start on the tree...
Trumpeter swans, mallards and ducks
Posted On: 04|08|15
Over the past few months, we have had a few surprising visitors to the farm...I guess more specifically, to our pond.  It began with five trumpeter swans visiting for a day.  I couldn't get close so this fuzzy picture was all I could capture.  You can tell how large they were by comparing them to our white ducks on the left side of the pond.  The black spots are mallards. Next, we had an Egyptian...
Posted On: 12|10|14
We will be closing at 5:00pm on Saturday, December 13, 2014.  So sorry if this is an inconvenience for you.
First look at Zoe's cria
Posted On: 10|22|14
Wednesday, October 15, 2014, Dave & I came home from work to a new cria, but for a moment I wondered to whom it belonged.  However, it didn't take long for Zoe to demonstrate her protective instincts!  We weren't quite ready for this since we had Zoe's due date as November 6, so we had some alpaca moving to do.  Once everyone was settled, the new cria weighed in at 11 pounds.  She is small...
Posted On: 10|03|14
Now is the time to check your evergreen trees and shrubs for bagworms.  If you have a bad enough infestation, they can damage or destroy your tree, so it is important to remove them before this happens. Bagworm eggs spend the winter in structures that look a bit like pine cones.  Here is a picture of one.  Removing them from your tree in the fall or winter is an effective means to control them. ...