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Three Daughters Farm · 2M ago

Third Weekend

Yeah, I missed posting on the last one.  I have been busy, and all I did up there was get stuck in muck, and do chainsaw work.  There had been a half foot of snow which was not done melting,...
Three Daughters Farm · 3M ago

Potting Up Hops & Replacing Trees

Thursday through Sunday.  Working on things for the future.  That shot is my hand, after repeated handwashings in scalding hot water with lots of soap.  <sigh>  That is as good as it is goin...
Three Daughters Farm · 3M ago

The World Is waking Up

Springtime finally really feels like it is here.  Fun project for Patti and the kids has been hatching eggs to help the Adickes Farm ( http://pastureadickes.com/ ) increase the size of their...
Three Daughters Farm · 3M ago

The Time Between Times

I am in a bit of a holding pattern.  Doing little things without having big projects yet, because that time is coming.  At some point.  If it was warming up faster, I might feel behind, but ...
Three Daughters Farm · 4M ago

First Time Back On The Property-updated

For the first trip up to the property, I just took Claire.  We would have rather all gone, but between work back here, the logistics of coordinating the whole family on a trip, the cold (sti...
Three Daughters Farm · 4M ago

Saving Trees/Regrafting

So for those of you that follow the things we do, I had an earlier post on damage from rabbits in our backyard this winter.  It was a first for me here.  They have typically ended up as cat ...
Three Daughters Farm · 4M ago

Pruning The Big Apple Tree

Has been three years since I pruned the tree really, and not as heavily, ever, as I should have been doing.  Also had not been physically up to doing what needed to be done.  Today though, I...
Three Daughters Farm · 4M ago

Second Run

This is what I came home to.  Every bucket within a few inches of the top. They are bleeding faster than the spiles can direct the sap into the buckets. The early run we had gave us just ove...
Three Daughters Farm · 5M ago

Continuing Class: Chip Bud Grafting

Last summer, we not only planted a lot of fruit trees;  we also worked at making a lot more.  see http://threedaughtersfarm.com/wp/?p=8115 Today was a continuation of that project. Unlike th...
Three Daughters Farm · 5M ago

Trees Are Running!

Our extended forecast looks good.  Highs in the mid 30s to 40s, with night time temps dipping below freezing.  Right now it is 44 degrees and all 4 taps we have in are running well.  They ha...