Entries from the ‘Housemates’ Category

What do you Know About Colchicum?

What do you Know About Colchicum?

Posted by F&S

Friday, September 23rd, is the first day of autumn in our part of the world.  It’s quite obvious because the sun is setting earlier and we, Frenchies, can feel a nip in the air.  Another tell-tale sign is what’s blooming in the garden.

Early Autumn Discoveries

Early Autumn Discoveries

Posted by F&S

We were walking around the farm the other day, commenting on how the weather is feeling a bit autumnal.  We also started noticing certain things that only appear in the fall.

Our Ferryboat Adventure

Our Ferryboat Adventure

Posted by Francesca

As you know from reading yesterday’s Daily Wag, we were at our home in East Hampton, Long Island last weekend.  As its name suggests, Long Island is indeed long and at its eastern end, the island is split into the South Fork, where the Hamptons are, and the North Fork.  Martha wanted to visit someone …

Exploring on the Beach

Exploring on the Beach

Posted by F&S

This past weekend, we were in East Hampton with Martha and we always like to get out and explore.  The Atlantic Ocean is just a block away and we love walking on the beach.  Take a look at what we found.

A Plant Inspection

A Plant Inspection

Posted by Sharkey

After Hurricane Irene and all of the subsequent torrential rainfall, I thought it would be a good idea to inspect all of the tropical plants to see how they survived their quick move to the greenhouse.  I also wanted to see if they were put back where they belong outdoors.  Francesca is always up for …

More Flooding at the Farm

More Flooding at the Farm

Posted by F&S

We, Frenchies, cannot believe how much rain has been falling out of the sky.  Last week, we had Hurricane Irene and this week, it’s been raining nearly every day.  The night before last was torrential and we had some flooding at the farm.  Take a look at this!

G.K. Takes Off

G.K. Takes Off

Posted by Ghenghis Khan

I get to go for many walks around the farm every day, however, those walks are usually on a leash.  I also get to sit outside, but always tied to something.  I can’t help it if I think it’s fun to run.  I suppose I should learn to run and then go right back home, …

Admiring Martha's Orchids in the Greenhouse

Admiring Martha's Orchids in the Greenhouse

Posted by F&S

You may recall that our last blog was about thinning and transplanting the strawberry vines and we got kind of dirty with that task.  On our way to wash up at the sink in the head house, we passed through the greenhouse and stopped to admire the plants growing there.

Thinning and Transplanting the Strawberries

Thinning and Transplanting the Strawberries

Posted by F&S

We were wandering around the farm yesterday, when we came upon Ryan and Wilmer in the strawberry patch.  They were busy digging up and thinning out the strawberry plants, which had become much too crowded.  Of course, we jumped right in and helped with the task.

What Chew Doing?

What Chew Doing?

Posted by Francesca

Sharkey and I love to share our many adventures but sometimes, it really is just a dog’s life.  And a dog’s life involves a lot of chewing and licking!
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