Category Archives: orchard

To build and maintain a small tidy house in the country

I hate clutter. At the moment I am surrounded by it. In just the room I am sitting in there are eight boxes of books, magazines, a pile of rugs,  a partially disassembled play pen, stack(s) of baskets,  multiple piles … Continue reading

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10 reasons you need to plant an orchard

Hanging scale in our sales area 1.  Photo opportunities.   Our apple orchard constantly changes with the seasons.   There is always something catching my eye and bringing me joy. Royal Court apple tree in bloom this Spring 2.  It provides the … Continue reading

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The Native Americans called it…” this is the place”

The Ioway called this place, “this is the place” or beautiful land I call it home. In the Winter, things slow way down…. Cornstalk bales just over the hill to our east Wild turkeys strutting in our driveway Asparagus going … Continue reading

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