Entries from the ‘Working’ Category

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.

More About Swapping the Gardens

More About Swapping the Gardens

Posted by F&S

Wednesday’s blog was all about the old vegetable garden and how it’s going to be swapped with, what has been, the cutting garden.  We Frenchies decided to cruise down to that garden and check on the progress.  This swapping of gardens is quite a production!

Supervising the Plants Again!

Supervising the Plants Again!

Posted by Sharkey

We had such a beautiful Easter with so much great holiday decor.  In addition to all the fun bunnies, eggs, and baskets, there were gorgeous plants throughout the house, which were brought from the greenhouse.  I happened to catch Ryan as he was removing the plants yesterday.  I always like to supervise this job.

Easter Bunnies!!!

Easter Bunnies!!!

Posted by F&S

We Frenchies were looking through some old photo files and we came across some great pictures of rabbits that were on Martha’s TV show a while back.  Seeing that Easter is this weekend, we would like to share these adorable and fuzzy creatures with you.  We would also like to wish everyone a very happy …

Action at the Stable

Action at the Stable

Posted by F&S

After our last visit with the donkeys, we continued on down to the stable where there was much activity going on.  Linda, the farrier, was visiting, working on the horses’ spring shoes.  And Meindert was all saddled up ready to go out riding with Betsy.