Entries from the ‘Working’ Category

Supervising Ryan in the Greenhouse

Supervising Ryan in the Greenhouse

Posted by F&S

As promised, we Frenchies, went to the main greenhouse where Ryan keeps all of the smaller agave plants.  He and Wilmer have been quite busy repotting them.  And from the looks of things, those plants really needed to be repotted!

Our Century Plants are Blooming!

Our Century Plants are Blooming!

Posted by Sharkey

There may be snow on the ground at the farm, but there are still things blooming!  Of course, that would be in the warm and toasty greenhouses.  Here’s a little lesson about the century plant.

Hay Is For Horses!

Hay Is For Horses!

Posted by F&S

We Frenchies are taking some time off for the holidays and we thought it would be fun to share some of our favorite blog posts with you in the meantime.

PetSmart For The Holidays

PetSmart For The Holidays

Posted by F&S

Have you all checked out the latest Martha Stewart Holiday dog clothes at PetSmart?  There’s still time to dress your beloved pooch in some holiday cheer.

We Decorated Our Blog Studio For The Holidays!

We Decorated Our Blog Studio For The Holidays!

Posted by F&S

We realized that there was one more place on the property that needed to be decorated for the holidays and we decided to take the project on all by ourselves.  We needed some cheer in our Blog Studio.  Martha has been talking to or friend,  Richard The Cat from The Home Depot, over Twitter a …

Great Plans For The Boxwood Room

Great Plans For The Boxwood Room

Posted by F&S

There’s an area at the farm behind the Summer House that has been a real work in progress.  A few years ago, Martha had the area enclosed with a wall of tall boxwood shrubs and she has plans for a formal garden.  She calls it the ‘Boxwood Room.’  The other day, more shrubs were delivered …

Our Terrace Garden Gets Covered in Burlap

Our Terrace Garden Gets Covered in Burlap

Posted by F&S

Getting the farm ready for winter is a daunting job.  So many things need to be stored away and so many plants and garden ornaments are covered with burlap.  We’ve watched the farm crew do these things year after year, but it’s always amazing to see.  We’re just glad that they are so capable and …

Sharkey's Wardrobe Malfunction

Sharkey's Wardrobe Malfunction

Posted by F&S

You may recall a recent blog where we talked about all of the tulip bulbs we planted.  Well, the last thing we wanted to get involved with was another bulb planting session.  We decided to sneak away from a magazine shoot at the farm, which involved thousands of bulbs and go off for another Frenchie …

Some of What We're Thankful For

Some of What We're Thankful For

Posted by Francesca

For the past few blogs, Dr. Pia has been talking a lot about adopted pets and being thankful.  She is also participating once again in Petside’s yearly blog event, sharing great information with other bloggers about this year’s chosen topic, adoption.  Although we Frenchies were neither rescued nor adopted, we know that many members of …

The Great Burlap Project Begins!

The Great Burlap Project Begins!

Posted by F&S

Well, it’s that time of year again when so much of the farm gets covered up with burlap for protection from the harsh elements of winter.  The crew has been busy pounding in stakes and tying them together and we Frenchies always like to chip in and help with so many projects.