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Patterns Revealed

With the removal of the growing season’s canopy, the underlying patterns of the landscape are revealed…As the orchard rolls away across the hillside, a swirling pattern emerges as it follows the contour of the land. Crozet, Virginia.



Wassailing is a very ancient custom, particularly popular and strongly celebrated in the South West of England. Besides being a good excuse to drink lots of scrumpy (that’s cider……..  872 more words



With the onset of winters, frost starts to set in. Every night, the temperature goes below zero and on the following mornings, the nature shows itself in a wonderful way. 351 more words


Here we come a-wassailing.....

As I have mentioned once or twice (hahahaha) a farm (or a city girls version of a farm) is one of my end goals for my future so I love to look back at old traditions and think about what I would want to do on my farm. 243 more words

Healthy Lifestyle

Make 2018 the Year of the Apple

Throughout 2018 we will be running courses on fruit tree pruning and what better way for all you fruit tree owners to start the year than joining one of our courses. 123 more words


What's In A Name? Sometimes, Not Much.

Newer developments are often named after what was destroyed to procure space for them. Writers and historians have been making that observation for decades.

There are obviously no remnants of a ranch in the McCarthy Ranch Marketplace in Milpitas. 409 more words