Entries from the ‘Martha’ Category

Getting Ready to Plant More Roses

Getting Ready to Plant More Roses

Posted by F&S

You may recall us telling you about all of the rose bushes that came from our home in East Hampton to be planted at our farm in Bedford.  Many roses have been planted, but there are still many more to go.

A Visitor From Africa

A Visitor From Africa

Posted by F&S

We Frenchies were so happy to play hostesses to Beatrice Mochere-Mwasi, who was born in Kenya and runs a design company based in Nairobi.  Beatrice has been spending time visiting Martha’s office in New York City and was invited to see the farm and to observe a video shoot that was taking place for The …

Which Came First?  The Color Pink or the Flower?

Which Came First? The Color Pink or the Flower?

Posted by F&S

Springtime is always busy at the farm and it seems that whenever Martha comes home, she brings more plants for the gardens.  That means that Ryan and his crew are busy beyond measure, getting all of the regular chores done and planting, too!  Anyway, here are some interesting facts about a pretty flowering perennial called …

A Gallery of Ghenghis Khan

A Gallery of Ghenghis Khan

Posted by Ghenghis Khan

Last Sunday, Karen Tracy, my breeder, came to the farm in Bedford for a visit.  She brought another Chow with her named Sequoia.  We had a lovely visit and Martha took a lot of photos of me, which she wanted posted on The Daily Wag as a photo gallery.

Matt Lauer's Visit to the Farm

Matt Lauer's Visit to the Farm

Posted by Francesca

Martha’s blog today is all about Matt Lauer, the co-host of NBC’s The Today Show, and his most recent visit to the farm.  Martha is promoting her new book, Living the Good Long Life: A Practical Guide to Caring for Yourself and Others, so of course, that’s what she and Matt discussed.  Whenever visitors come, …

Planting New Arborvitae Trees

Planting New Arborvitae Trees

Posted by F&S

When Hurricane Sandy blew through last October, she took down about 150 stately trees on the farm.  So much cleanup has been going on and now that spring is here, some new trees are being planted.  You can read all about it on Martha’s blog today.  You know how much we Frenchies love to be …

Digging and Planting Equals Beauty

Digging and Planting Equals Beauty

Posted by Sharkey

You know that we, Frenchies, are never afraid to get our paws dirty and you may recall last autumn when we helped out in the garden by planting tulip bulbs.  Well, we are very happy to report that we are now enjoying the fruits (flowers) of our labor.

Planting a New Rose Garden

Planting a New Rose Garden

Posted by Francesca

We Frenchies were driving around the farm yesterday and we noticed a lot of activity in the new cutting garden, which used to be the vegetable garden.  The vegetable garden is being moved to the old cutting garden.  In case you aren’t confused enough, it seems that the large rose garden from our home in …

The Today Show Came to the Farm!

The Today Show Came to the Farm!

Posted by F&S

We Frenchies were delighted to see the crew from the Today Show arrive at the farm yesterday.  They set up their equipment for a little one-on-one with Martha and Matt Lauer.  We’re not supposed to tell you what it’s about, but you can watch it on television on April 30th.

The Burlap is Coming Off!

The Burlap is Coming Off!

Posted by F&S

You know spring is officially here when you see all of the hundreds of yards of burlap being removed from the shrubs and ornamental trees that it protected all winter long.  If you want your plantings to look decent after a long winter, burlap is definitely the way to go.