The Chestnuts are Planted!

All 50 Chinese chestnuts (Castanea mollissima) are in the ground as of this week, bringing our total to 175 trees planted in the last year! We have 75 hazelnuts left to plant in May and then the planting shovel will take a well deserved break. I wish I could have a toast with a tulip goblet… Continue reading The Chestnuts are Planted!

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April

Influenza took front stage in our house for a few weeks but now that we're upright again we're celebrating by focusing on growth! The biggest nut on our farm is our young jedi, who has a knack for installing poly pipe hoop houses in record time! My partner-in-crime surprised me with a dozen new swallow boxes in every possible… Continue reading April