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Mary Oliver Monday: "You Whom I Love, Madly"

Something touched me, lightly, like a knife-blade. I felt I was bleeding, though just a little, a hint. Inside I flared hot, then cold. I thought of you. 9 more words


Patton's Silver Splendor White Pine

‘Patton’s Silver Splendor’ white pine was selected after a decade of screening by U of M researchers. It has exceptional resistance to white pine blister rust, which threatens to destroy native white pines. 51 more words


Time For Another Lumber Project

December 5, 2016

After a rough couple of weeks at my off farm job, it’s time to sort out the winter projects that we want to complete before maple sugaring time. 246 more words

Small Farming

A Guide to Christmas Tree Cutting

Picking a real Christmas Tree can be a big hassle. Going out to a farm, chopping down the tree with a hand saw, lugging it to your car, securing it to your car, and washing sap and pine needles off hands and clothes are just a few of the challenges one must face while picking the “perfect” tree. 521 more words


100 Day Project: # 38 White Pine

My favourite kind of pine! I love its shapely cone and it’s soft long needles. So when I spotted a cone of this tree today on my walk it became today’s subject. 14 more words


Re-Working a Pinus Parviflora

Gerry brought his chuhin white pine to my garden this week to get some advice on how to take it forward.

This is how it looked before the current work… 118 more words

Spectacular Colors!

Red maple

Red maple and White Pine

Mockernut Hickory

Flowering Dogwood

Black Oak

It’s a glorious time to be up in the branches!

Backyard Habitat