Monthly Archives: April 2009

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Well, the dozen plus Baldwin apple trees on Concord Road were long overdue for a major haircut. They were planted at least twenty years ago by Brian, an old-time Land’s Saker, and nobody can remember the last time they were pruned. Needless to say, they were looking unruly. Last year’s […]

Shiitake Preparations

This week we began preparations for our Shiitake mushroom project. Doug, our mushroom guru, and I spent Friday felling oak trees on a small woodlot in the back of the farm and cutting out logs of 3′ long and 4″ to 6″ in diameter. We plan to plug at least […]