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What Could Be Better?

By |2021-04-12T14:21:17+00:00April 12th, 2021|Uncategorized|

What could be better than a community of friends working and playing together? We are so incredibly fortunate to be surrounded by a group of “old” (and new) friends. Yes many of us  are getting physically old and we have known each other for a long time, some for nearly forty years. What has kept us together? I think, perhaps [...]

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Biodynamic Seed Starting Experiment

By |2021-03-18T19:30:44+00:00March 18th, 2021|Uncategorized|

I am getting ready to start some seedlings in the greenhouse in the next couple weeks, so I bought some seed starting mix from Mike Lombard at Ideal Compost here in Peterborough. He and his family offer high quality potting soils, compost, and mulch for gardens in the Monadnock Region. We are so fortunate to have this local resource of [...]

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Communicating with a Hemlock Tree

By |2021-02-21T16:09:21+00:00February 20th, 2021|Uncategorized|

The land just behind our garden and barn belongs to a neighbor.  He informed us recently that he was planning to harvest the large white pine trees from that lot. I had mixed feelings.  A clear cut is always jarring especially for the animals and trees; but this cut would bring much needed sun to our barnyard in winter and [...]

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