Wow, it’s been a crazy last few weeks! First off, I’m now a dad. Amanda gave birth to our baby Abigail, and they’re both doing great. It’s been a blur of happiness and excitement, combined with lots of wailing, sleeplessness, feedings, and diapers. And did I mention, we’re really, really happy?! So Amanda is stepping […]
It’s been another busy week outside at the Orchard. This time of year it’s hard to keep up with picking since we grow so many things. It seems like everything starts being ripe at the same time! Apples – We’ve picked a lot of apples this week! New additions are Redfree, Sansa, St. Edmunds Pippin […]
The temperatures have finally gone down just a bit, so I can’t complain about the heat as much now…. We’ve been picking peaches and vegetables non-stop all week. Peaches – We’re rotating through three varieties right now: Flamin’ Fury PF-9, Starfire, and Redhaven. When I say “rotating,” it’s because we re-pick each tree every two […]
Sorry it’s been a few weeks since I’ve blogged. We’ve been really busy around the farm picking, thinning, and summer pruning (not to mention still working hard at getting Bent Ladder open. Opening date still TBD). I also just got back from a few days in western New York at the International Fruit Tree Association’s […]
Just a quick update this time. I’ve been spending most of my time this last week picking cherries, so I don’t have much exciting to really talk about. But I collected some pictures around the orchard, and I wanted to share them so you could see how everything is doing. Things are looking good!