Entries from the ‘Working’ Category

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 …

Digging and Planting Equals Beauty

Digging and Planting Equals Beauty

Posted by Sharkey

You know that we, Frenchies, are never afraid to get our paws dirty and you may recall last autumn when we helped out in the garden by planting tulip bulbs.  Well, we are very happy to report that we are now enjoying the fruits (flowers) of our labor.

We Found a New Bird in The Neighborhood!

We Found a New Bird in The Neighborhood!

Posted by F&S

We Frenchies were driving around the farm on our favorite Kawasaki the other day, when something nice and bright caught our eye.  On closer examination, we were quite surprised with what we found.

Planting a New Rose Garden

Planting a New Rose Garden

Posted by Francesca

We Frenchies were driving around the farm yesterday and we noticed a lot of activity in the new cutting garden, which used to be the vegetable garden.  The vegetable garden is being moved to the old cutting garden.  In case you aren’t confused enough, it seems that the large rose garden from our home in …

The Today Show Came to the Farm!

The Today Show Came to the Farm!

Posted by F&S

We Frenchies were delighted to see the crew from the Today Show arrive at the farm yesterday.  They set up their equipment for a little one-on-one with Martha and Matt Lauer.  We’re not supposed to tell you what it’s about, but you can watch it on television on April 30th.

Enlarging the Pumpkin Patch

Enlarging the Pumpkin Patch

Posted by F&S

It’s always fun and interesting to witness the changes that take place on the farm.  We Frenchies heard something about renting the sod cutter again, so we decided to find out what was going on.  We were not disappointed!

The Burlap is Coming Off!

The Burlap is Coming Off!

Posted by F&S

You know spring is officially here when you see all of the hundreds of yards of burlap being removed from the shrubs and ornamental trees that it protected all winter long.  If you want your plantings to look decent after a long winter, burlap is definitely the way to go.