Each spring hillsides around our county erupt in a yellow profusion of Balsam Root, like being swathed In sunshine. This one near town takes my breath away every year when I see it in flower for the first time! Aren’t they such friendly, happy looking flowers?
Before the days of aluminum and plastic, how did gardeners label their plants? What on earth did Thomas Jefferson and George Washington do? Here are two 18th-century methods from Wesley Greene of Colonial Williamsburg: "I have come across an interesting reference to plant labels in instructions from George Washington to William Pierce, his manager at [...]
One evening last week I looked up to see these clouds. Really interesting, eh? And pretty, too. We have no idea what this formation is called. If you know, please tell us!
Lambing is officially over for 2015. What a work-out! We had a total of 10 lambs born- with 3 sets of twins! Two lambs died, so we currently have 8 on the ground. There is a nice amount of color and pattern, too. This is the most lambs we’ve had yet. It’s fun [...]