It’s time to prune shrubs and trees

Winters a few years ago were unseasonably warm, and on this blog I wrote, then, about flowers that were beginning to bud and to blossom out of season.  I was afraid that frost would come while they were in a vulnerable state and kill them.  All my plants are convinced that they should remain dormant … Continue reading It’s time to prune shrubs and trees

Preparing for pigs and lettuce

I plan to put the pigs in a scrubby former pasture that we cleared during the process of building the house.  It adjoins the woods, and so I plan for the pigs to live in the pasture and destroy the sweet-gum sprouts in the spring when it is cool, and to move to the woods … Continue reading Preparing for pigs and lettuce