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The Lilies Are Starting To Bloom!

The Lilies Are Starting To Bloom!

Posted by F&S

Ryan, the gardener, told us Frenchies that the lilies in the cutting garden were blooming beautifully.  We were very happy to hear this because these lilies were all relocated in the spring and we were wondering how they would fair.  Yesterday was hot as blazes, but we wanted to check the garden out.

Deadheading In The Garden

Deadheading In The Garden

Posted by F&S

We Frenchies paid a visit to the peony garden the other day and found Wilmer and Roger busy at work.  Have you ever heard of deadheading?  No, it has nothing to do with tie-dye or rock concerts!

Happy Fourth Of July!

Happy Fourth Of July!

Posted by F&S

We have an exciting time planned for the Fourth of July.  We’ll be spending it at our home in East Hampton with the grandkids, Jude and Truman.  We wanted to make it a really fun time, so we made sure that Uncle Carlos packed all the right games to take.  We Frenchies hope you all …

What Is It About Hard Boiled Eggs?

What Is It About Hard Boiled Eggs?

Posted by F&S

Have you ever had difficulty peeling a hard boiled egg?  If so, do you know what is the cause of that difficulty?  Read on, we Frenchies will tell you.

Berry Season Has Begun At The Farm!

Berry Season Has Begun At The Farm!

Posted by F&S

Now that it’s finally getting hot, the berries in our berry patch are finally ripening.  The first to mature are the currants.  We grow white, black, and redcurrants and of the three, redcurrants are the first to ripen.

A Visit From HealthyPet Magazine

A Visit From HealthyPet Magazine

Posted by Francesca

On Friday, we were paid a visit by HealthyPet Magazine because Martha and her pets will be featured on the cover of HealthyPet’s Holiday 2013 issue with a 4-page story inside about her love for animals and the meaning of animals in her life.

Planting Hens & Chicks

Planting Hens & Chicks

Posted by Sharkey

Francesca was in an odd mood yesterday and she wandered off to be by herself.  I didn’t want that kind of isolation, so I teamed up with Chhewang and Ryan and assisted with planting urns.  These guys are so busy and I think it’s important to cheer them on!

It's Road Trip Time!

It's Road Trip Time!

Posted by F&S

We Frenchies and G.K. decided to pack up our things and take a little excursion to our home in East Hampton.  First, we got out all of our favorite travel supplies from the Martha Stewart Pets line at PetSmart.  Then, we decked out the back seat with a really comfortable Martha Stewart Pets Travel Hammock …

Meeting The Nice Folks From Equestrian Quarterly

Meeting The Nice Folks From Equestrian Quarterly

Posted by F&S

On Friday, we had some visitors at the farm.  A team from Equestrian Quarterly came to photograph the stable for an upcoming issue.  EQ is an impressive publication, which they call a coffee-table magazine and we think that we Frenchies will be part of the story!

A Lesson In Sedum, Or Stonecrop

A Lesson In Sedum, Or Stonecrop

Posted by F&S

We Frenchies love teaching you about the world of plants and today’s lesson is about the genus, sedum, in the Crassulaceae family.  We love these hardy plants and after reading this blog, we think you will too!