Category Archives: Pets

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 the dozen in my yard that got eaten by rabbits (and … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye

This was the second weekend of helping my mom and dad move.  Closing of the sale on their place is set for this week. Nell and Phoebe were down there with me this weekend. And it seemed appropriate that for … Continue reading

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Making Sausage!

This morning, before I left for the office (in a snowstorm, horrible commute, 80 minutes to drive 40 miles) I took out 4 bags of venison (half a neck, a shoulder, and two bags of trimmings) and a 10# bag … Continue reading

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Wrapping Things Up

The year is drawing to a close.  There is finishing work to be done on things, but all the big things, that are going to get done, are done. Since the last post I showed friends how to cut up … Continue reading

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Halfway Done With The Last Task

This was my view, up the bluff, to the south, opening weekend of deer hunting.  The lower story of buckthorn still had not lost its leaves, as there had been no hard freeze down in Red Wing yet. The view … Continue reading

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Homeschooling Our Way

For those that don’t know, we were informed earlier this year,  that all family vacations have to be preapproved by the school.  And limited to no more than 5 days total per school year.  That, and a few other things … Continue reading

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Birthday Girl, and Another Trip Up North

We had a busy week.  It was Claire’s birthday, which for Birthday Breakfast meant a cherry tart and English Breakfast tea at Patisserie Margo in Excelsior on Tuesday. And the weekend was Claire, Nell, Pike, and myself up at the … Continue reading

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Couple Of Weeks, Seed Saving, Grafts, Up North, Adickes Farm

Another one where I do apologize, but just going to be kind of raw, unedited, and cover a few weeks of work with mostly pictures. This is my daughter Claire showing a seed saving demo.  Renville Paste tomatoes.  Just slice, … Continue reading

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Chip Bud Grafting

What I am holding in my hand is greed bud wood.  New growth this year.  That particular handful is from our own tree Nell and I started from seed 11 years ago. This is a roll of Parafilm, which is … Continue reading

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Father’s Day

We spent just an overnight, working only a bit, over Father’s day weekend on the farm.  Just another run of photos, and only for the first day and a half, as the battery went dead on the camera. The first … Continue reading

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