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It’s been about a year since the horses were able to play in the redwood grove. Finally let them out to enjoy the fresh redwood sprouts and beautiful, shady space. There are 32 redwoods in a ring in our “Cathedral … Continue reading
This area has been a work in progress. First oak trees were removed and then we had fire clearing with goats. Next was tractor work to put in a trail and smooth the area. The “fun” part is designing the … Continue reading
We finished adding all the fence posts (4×4 redwood) around the upper perimeter on the hillside. We want the horses to stay up on the hill and not venture through the garden and to the front of the house to … Continue reading
Our Iris selection keeps growing as we accumulate new colors and find more places in and around the garden to add them. Next winter, we’ll add more bulbs, such as daffodils, which seem to do well with the gophers.
Gorgeous and colorful blooms this time of year!
The farm has been busy with new projects, finishing projects, thinking about projects, and a blessing of four new chicks! The generator shed is moving quickly. We were able to use materials laying around, such as 2×4 redwood and tongue … Continue reading
As part of my 3-day birthday vacation, I scheduled Emily Bandor from Santa Cruz Bee Company for a consultation on my big hive. I’ve had this hive for about 8+ years, and the bee genetics are outstanding. Low mite counts, … Continue reading
Yesterday, Will and I teamed up to level the walkway by the new redwood bark planter beds. The hillside was sloping up and it needed to be flat. I took a pick and hacked out the soil while farmhand Will … Continue reading
On Tuesday evening at 5pm, a local tree climber and arborist, Shaun, hung my new hanging art installation. I chose a group of oak trees visible out the house window and also visible to anyone driving up the road. Once … Continue reading
Today I finished building the new bee arbor by adding the corrugated roofing panels. I also added metal legs to the bee stand and prepped the hive components. I’ll be planting herbs in the pots for the bees too.