Monthly Archives: March 2011

Just Being Neighborly

As much as we say it all depends on the weather, it actually depends more on who is there for you when you can’t make it without help.  My neighbor Ivan was there for me today.  The trees arrived today … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Weather

Well everything is in place for the apple orchard planting scheduled for next weekend.  Up to a crew of six consisting of  sons, friends and wives  (I’ll leave you guessing on how many of each!) will be on hand to … Continue reading

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Apple Orchard Prep

I have been working steadily to get the apple orchard ready.  I have driven all the end posts for the trellis and have opened the soil in order to facilitate the actual planting of trees.  I have scheduled the delivery … Continue reading

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Grass Fed Beef Starts

Last week, Ivan informed me he had a heifer ready for market.  On Tuesday she weighed in at 1240 pounds and delivered to T & E Meats in Harrisonburg.   The flash frozen vacuum packed  beef should be ready in … Continue reading

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Pick and Choose

With the help of my very efficient web master, Frances Bevington, I have now created a “Products Fo r Sale Now” page where you can find everything that is growing or ready for sale at Sweet Rose.  Currently everything is growing … Continue reading

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