Entries from the ‘Playing’ Category

A Lesson in Dogwood and Buckeye

A Lesson in Dogwood and Buckeye

Posted by F&S

Yesterday, we told you all about shag bark hickory trees.  By the way, the squirrels were on to us and no critters came around for us to chase.  But, we’ll get them next time!  Anyway, we did come across some other interesting finds and thought we’d share them on our blog.

Shagbark Hickory - A Very Useful Tree

Shagbark Hickory - A Very Useful Tree

Posted by F&S

We, Frenchies, were so happy to finally have a day where it wasn’t all cloudy and rainy and we were greatly relieved to be outdoors looking for adventure.  However, with all the rain, it seems that Sharkey has been putting her time to good use by reading up on hickory trees.

Finding Signs of Autumn in the Woodland

Finding Signs of Autumn in the Woodland

Posted by F&S

Despite the continued rain, signs of autumn are beginning to show.  Fall mushrooms are sprouting all around and the leaves are beginning to fall from the trees.  Now, if it would just stop raining.  Enough’s enough!

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.

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.

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.

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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A Lesson in Compost

A Lesson in Compost

Posted by F&S

Martha bought a couple of little covered pails for the kitchen and we, Frenchies, were wondering what they were for.  Taking off the lid revealed the answer and we got to thinking…