Entries from the ‘Weather’ 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!

Searching for Autumn Flowers

Searching for Autumn Flowers

Posted by Francesca

Alas!  Summer is officially over as the first day of autumn was on Friday.  Yesterday you got to see some of our new fall wardrobe, which we will be happy to wear when the temperatures start dropping.  Well, we’re not quite ready to let go of summer and all of its beauty, so we decided …

A Visit to Hardscrabble Farms

A Visit to Hardscrabble Farms

Posted by F&S

Ryan told us Frenchies the other day that he was taking a trip to Hardscrabble Farms, which isn’t too far from our farm.  Seeing that it wasn’t such great weather, we asked him if we might tag along.  We love looking at trees, shrubs, and all kinds of plants.

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.

A Visit to Krupski Farms

A Visit to Krupski Farms

Posted by F&S

On Wednesday’s blog, we told you about the South and North Ferries at the far eastern end of Long Island, which is a wonderful way to travel back and forth between the South and North Forks.  The north fork is Long Island’s agricultural center.  The vast majority of Long Island vineyards are here, as well …

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.