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A Stroll In The Cutting Garden

A Stroll In The Cutting Garden

Posted by F&S

We Frenchies were walking past the cutting garden the other day when we spied Laura, the housekeeper among the tall blooms.  Knowing a thing or two about flowers, we were happy to share some facts with her.

The World Of Wooly Bears

The World Of Wooly Bears

Posted by F&S

When you start seeing wooly bear caterpillars crawling on the ground, you know that autumn has arrived.  We Frenchies and GK were outside on the terrace yesterday, enjoying the sunny weather, when we spotted one inching along.

What You May Not Know About Quince

What You May Not Know About Quince

Posted by Sharkey

I was walking across the lawn the other day when I got a whiff of something amazing.  Being a dog with a keen sense of smell, I tracked the aroma to two quince trees laden with fruit.  You may wonder what a quince is and I’m here to tell you.

Do You Know About Colchicum?

Do You Know About Colchicum?

Posted by Sharkey

Walking around the farm yesterday, Francesca was confused when thought she saw spring flowers blooming.  It is, after all, autumn.  As it turns out, these particular flowers do bloom in the fall, bringing beautiful bright color to a fading landscape.

Horse Chestnuts Galore!

Horse Chestnuts Galore!

Posted by Francesca

As we Frenchies were strolling around the farm yesterday, we discovered that the horse chestnut trees are dropping their nuts.  Of course, we had to stop and investigate.  Many people think that horse chestnuts are edible, however, this is not so.  They’re actually quite unpleasant tasting and kind of poisonous.  Squirrels, who eat all kinds …

More New Outfits From PetSmart

More New Outfits From PetSmart

Posted by F&S

On the first official day of autumn, the weather was quite crisp, so we Frenchies put on some of our nice new warm clothes from the Martha Stewart line at PetSmart and took a drive around the farm.  We really love these new clothes.  They’re fashionable and functional and with different sizes, they fit most …

What A Year For Apples!

What A Year For Apples!

Posted by F&S

Well, it’s definitely apple season at the farm.  In fact, we Frenchies and GK drove with Laura and Sanu to an old orchard on the farm.  The trees were loaded!  There are plenty of apples for eating, baking, apple sauce, and cider.  There are also plenty for the donkeys and horses, too!

The Paddock Play Continues

The Paddock Play Continues

Posted by F&S

You may recall that on Wednesday, we Frenchies took GK to the empty paddock so he could run freely.  The reason the paddock is empty is because the two black sheep that used to live there have gone to live on a sheep farm, where their fleece is used to make yarn.  And by empty, …

Relief for GK

Relief for GK

Posted by F&S

GK spends a good deal of time during the summer months indoors where it’s nice and cool.  With all that fur, he has a difficult time in the heat.  However, his season is arriving and his energy level will be picking up.  Yesterday was a gorgeous day and we Frenchies decided to put a jump …

Exploring The Woods - Part Two

Exploring The Woods - Part Two

Posted by F&S

As you may recall from yesterday’s blog, we Frenchies headed out to the woods all decked out in some of our new wardrobe from the Martha Stewart Pets line at PetSmart.  And as promised, here is part 2 of our woodland adventure.