Entries from the ‘Working’ Category

Lending Support To Fruit Trees

Lending Support To Fruit Trees

Posted by Francesca

We Frenchies went to explore one of the very old orchards on the farm when I spotted something quite curious and rather clever.

What You May Not Know About Miniature Donkeys

What You May Not Know About Miniature Donkeys

Posted by Francesca

We’ve been so busy that we haven’t seen too much of our friends, the miniature donkeys.  Some of Sharkey’s summer reading has included a book about donkeys and she had a wealth of information to share.

Our New Pet Doves

Our New Pet Doves

Posted by F&S

As you may know, we have a large cage of pretty red factor canaries that sing so beautifully.  Recently, a new cage appeared with very different birds.  Meet our white doves.

What We Found In The Equipment Barn

What We Found In The Equipment Barn

Posted by Francesca

Before we left for Maine, we went to visit the farm crew in the equipment barn.  Unfortunately, the guys were all out working.  However, we did find one thing moving.

The Social Life Of Horses

The Social Life Of Horses

Posted by F&S

While tootling around the farm recently, we Frenchies stopped the Kawasaki near the horse paddocks and paid a little visit to the Fresians.  As you may know, we are very curious by nature and have found out that when you start asking questions, you can usually learn so many interesting things!

A Lesson About Figs

A Lesson About Figs

Posted by F&S

There are so many great food items growing around the farm.  Before we went to Maine, we prepared a Daily Wag all about figs.  We hope you enjoy this lesson.

Rose of Sharon on the Pergola

Rose of Sharon on the Pergola

Posted by Sharkey

Francesca and I are both lovers of flowers and especially love walking through the pergola on the farm.  Different varieties of flowers bloom at different times of the year, so there is always something pretty blossoming for us to look at!

Edible Flowers at the Farm

Edible Flowers at the Farm

Posted by F&S

As you know, we Frenchies are curious about so many things and just the other day, we started a discussion about edible flowers.  Not all flowers are edible, so it’s important to be certain which ones are, as some flowers can be toxic.  However, at the farm, there are many edible …

What's Lurking in That Tree?

What's Lurking in That Tree?

Posted by Francesca

I recently blogged about how I drove the Kawasaki around the farm checking on all of the sprinklers watering the gardens.  After my inspection, I continued my drive when I spotted something quite large lurking in a tree.  I was rather surprised by what I found.

The Importance of Water

The Importance of Water

Posted by Francesca

Despite the hot weather, I’ve been feeling quite energetic these days.  Of course, I’ve been drinking a lot of water to keep myself hydrated, which got me thinking about all of the plants out in the gardens and wondered if they were getting enough water?