Entries from the ‘Martha’ Category

Recent Farm Activities

Recent Farm Activities

Posted by F&S

With winter and the holiday season approaching, there is a hubbub of activity going on at the farm.  Not wanting to miss a thing, we Frenchies fired up the engine of the Kawasaki and went to investigate.

Our Terrace Garden Gets Covered in Burlap

Our Terrace Garden Gets Covered in Burlap

Posted by F&S

Getting the farm ready for winter is a daunting job.  So many things need to be stored away and so many plants and garden ornaments are covered with burlap.  We’ve watched the farm crew do these things year after year, but it’s always amazing to see.  We’re just glad that they are so capable and …

Wearing Orange

Wearing Orange

Posted by F&S

We Frenchies noticed that our favorite Uncle Carlos was wearing a brand new orange vest and we remembered that we, too, had a similar fashion.  We looked splendid driving around the farm together!

Sharkey's Wardrobe Malfunction

Sharkey's Wardrobe Malfunction

Posted by F&S

You may recall a recent blog where we talked about all of the tulip bulbs we planted.  Well, the last thing we wanted to get involved with was another bulb planting session.  We decided to sneak away from a magazine shoot at the farm, which involved thousands of bulbs and go off for another Frenchie …

Some of What We're Thankful For

Some of What We're Thankful For

Posted by Francesca

For the past few blogs, Dr. Pia has been talking a lot about adopted pets and being thankful.  She is also participating once again in Petside’s yearly blog event, sharing great information with other bloggers about this year’s chosen topic, adoption.  Although we Frenchies were neither rescued nor adopted, we know that many members of …

Picking up Two New Fig Trees!

Picking up Two New Fig Trees!

Posted by Francesca

Today on Martha’s blog, she posted a lot of photos taken at an estate sale in Connecticut.  She told Uncle Carlos to drive the van and pick something up.  So, we all piled in and drove to the sale.

Sharkey's Yoga Practice

Sharkey's Yoga Practice

Posted by Sharkey

We Frenchies have a lifetime exposure to yoga, as Martha has been practicing for many years.  In fact, on her blog today, she is featuring the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Iyengar Yoga Association of Greater New York.  Iyengar is the type of yoga that Martha practices.  I’m not sure what style of yoga I …

The Great Burlap Project Begins!

The Great Burlap Project Begins!

Posted by F&S

Well, it’s that time of year again when so much of the farm gets covered up with burlap for protection from the harsh elements of winter.  The crew has been busy pounding in stakes and tying them together and we Frenchies always like to chip in and help with so many projects.

Planting Tulips for Spring Beauty

Planting Tulips for Spring Beauty

Posted by F&S

Today on Martha’s blog, there are photos of Gyurme and Ryan planting bulbs in the terrace garden.  This is only partly true.  While the guys were taking one of their extra-long coffee breaks, we Frenchies did most of the work.

Surveying the Tree Damage

Surveying the Tree Damage

Posted by F&S

If you are a reader of The Martha Blog, you probably know that more than 100 stately trees were blown over at the farm when Hurricane Sandy visited our area.  We Frenchies wanted to see some of this damage for ourselves, so we ventured out into the woods to have a look.