Entries from the ‘Working’ Category

Planting Oriental Poppies and Enjoying Fragrant Wisteria

Planting Oriental Poppies and Enjoying Fragrant Wisteria

Posted by F&S

We like to keep the Glue Squad up on all that’s going on at the farm.  Spring is such an exciting time and there is a lot happening.  Here’s a little of what we found on Friday.

A New Shipment of Honeybees

A New Shipment of Honeybees

Posted by Sharkey

We here at the Daily Wag, will also miss Cora-Belle, the Cattle-Dog and we send our best to Lucinda and James.  We also welcome Black Mama, the Feral Cat.
Honeybees are extraordinary little creatures that provide a tremendous aid to food growers, as they pollinated many crops.  However, in recent years, many beekeepers have been facing …

Woof Wear - Style in the Office

Woof Wear - Style in the Office

Posted by F&S

In every area of the company, the pets of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia mix fashion smarts and creative expression. We caught up with them at their Chelsea offices for a look at the dogs behind the diva.  “This isn’t the kind of place where dogs are in suits 24/7,” said Founder pets Francesca and Sharkey. …

Getting Ready to Plant More Roses

Getting Ready to Plant More Roses

Posted by F&S

You may recall us telling you about all of the rose bushes that came from our home in East Hampton to be planted at our farm in Bedford.  Many roses have been planted, but there are still many more to go.

A Visitor From Africa

A Visitor From Africa

Posted by F&S

We Frenchies were so happy to play hostesses to Beatrice Mochere-Mwasi, who was born in Kenya and runs a design company based in Nairobi.  Beatrice has been spending time visiting Martha’s office in New York City and was invited to see the farm and to observe a video shoot that was taking place for The …

Which Came First?  The Color Pink or the Flower?

Which Came First? The Color Pink or the Flower?

Posted by F&S

Springtime is always busy at the farm and it seems that whenever Martha comes home, she brings more plants for the gardens.  That means that Ryan and his crew are busy beyond measure, getting all of the regular chores done and planting, too!  Anyway, here are some interesting facts about a pretty flowering perennial called …

Matt Lauer's Visit to the Farm

Matt Lauer's Visit to the Farm

Posted by Francesca

Martha’s blog today is all about Matt Lauer, the co-host of NBC’s The Today Show, and his most recent visit to the farm.  Martha is promoting her new book, Living the Good Long Life: A Practical Guide to Caring for Yourself and Others, so of course, that’s what she and Matt discussed.  Whenever visitors come, …

A Lazy Spring Day on The Terrace

A Lazy Spring Day on The Terrace

Posted by F&S

The weather has finally turned warm in our neck of the woods and we Frenchies were enjoying our time spent outdoors on the terrace.  As you know, we are always curious about the goings on at the farm and apparently, someone else is, too!

Planting New Arborvitae Trees

Planting New Arborvitae Trees

Posted by F&S

When Hurricane Sandy blew through last October, she took down about 150 stately trees on the farm.  So much cleanup has been going on and now that spring is here, some new trees are being planted.  You can read all about it on Martha’s blog today.  You know how much we Frenchies love to be …

Who Are Those Dogs on Our Computer Screen?

Who Are Those Dogs on Our Computer Screen?

Posted by F&S

On a recent blog, we told you about all of the rose bushes that were dug up at our home in East Hampton and brought to our farm in Bedford, where they are all being planted.  It will be a beautiful garden with roses galore!  Ryan, the gardener, took photos for Martha’s blog when he …