Category Archives: farms

Perennial Fruit Rewards

Expand Your Food Base. Add Variety…Improve Health…Advance Sustainability…Restore the Environment There are few things I enjoy more than walking down to the gardens edge to pick a fresh snack or gather a few fruits to place in the refrigerator to … Continue reading

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Liberty Gardens – Art and Media

Grow Your Own In the First World War patriotism at home called for planting what were called Liberty Gardens. Beginning in WW I and again in WW II everyday urban citizens were encouraged by the government to grow their own … Continue reading

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root cellar

 Following the cycle of life. Re-posted from 10/2011. No matter where you live there are signs of the harvest, festivals, county fairs and blue ribbon pies. Roadside stands with red juicy apples and fresh tangy cider. Now to gather in … Continue reading

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Historic Adobe Preservation

 The Lower Farm. Ledoux, New Mexico 2012 Time off from work and vacations are best spent relaxing or pursuing recreational activities. They can also be an opportunity to take advantage of that time to accomplish tasks or attain goals. In … Continue reading

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They don’t live here anymore.

Stone and Adobe Houses: Mora and San Miguel County, northern New Mexico

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Last Frost

Last frost – not quite. This has been a mild winter across much of north America and spring arrived early with record warm temperatures. Eyes have been on the early crocus  blooms and the mind has turned to planning for … Continue reading

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One Snowy Christmas Eve

  Twas the night before Christmas and out on the ranch, the pond was froze over and so was the branch.

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