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The Weekly Round Up - the one with orchards, farmers markets, chickens and sunflowers.

It’s springtime in Illinois and that means one thing:

Okay, maybe it means more than one thing. But still, spring planting is pretty important.

Anyway, time for the Weekly Round Up: 243 more words

Best Pruning Practice In Four Cuts: Cut Three

Losing a branch through storm damage or from the weight of too much fruit can create unwanted gaps in the canopy.  Cut Three in our… 548 more words


Grass/weed cutting time

Very soon I’ll be heaving the gas powered grass cutter onto my back for two solid days of tackling the weeds and grass. This area isn’t too bad, about knee-high, whilst other areas are over head height :)


Apple Goodness at North Georgia’s Mercier Orchards

Georgia is home to one of the South’s sweetest family farms – Mercier Orchards – in business since 1943 and truly a destination of its very own! 33 more words

Adding To Our Fruit Crop

Every spring I try to add 2-4 new fruit trees to our dwindling orchards.  The past few years have been apples and peaches.  My daughter got me two new cherry trees for our anniversary and they’ve been planted in the back of the apple orchard and fenced to keep the deer from eating them up.   390 more words


Ojai CITRUS HAPPENINGS next weekend!

Hey Greenhorns…What is the Future of Citrus? Have you been wondering? We’re sponsoring two great events this weekend in Ojai related to this question.


Saturday 23rd April… 558 more words

Secret Spaces

… hidden amongst the trees …

… on the banks of the River Tay …

… where the trees are tall …

… and have stories to tell … 51 more words