Let's Get Growing Orchard Persimmon Seed Weather Prediction The first year we lived on our property, we discovered we had a few trees with small, orange, crab-apple sized fruits on them. We weren’t sure exactly what they were until, one day in the fall, we tasted one and then we knew exactly what we had- a persimmon. The next year, we worked on… Read More → Natural Japanese Beetle Control It’s a beauty of a beetle but bad news for plants. Shiny, metallic colored insects hanging out on orchard leaves and vegetable plants. They are beautiful, but when they consume what we are trying to grow and leave behind skeleton leaves, they become a menace. It seems that this beetle, known as a Japanese beetle, are… Read More → Cherry! Cherry! Cherry! Kind of a jackpot! Today was a big day for us and our orchard! While out for a walk on the property, Amy strolled into the orchard. We planted our trees a year ago and actually harvested about a half dozen small apples from one of the apple trees. Last year’s apples were a big surprise because we figured… Read More → Our Orchard, A Memorial to A Great Man Instead of just a tree, why not plant an orchard? When we moved into our home, it was shortly after Chris’ dad had passed. Family and friends wanted to give us something that would remind us of him. Maybe a flower bush or special tree? After some thought, we decided to pool our gifts into building a… Read More → . sign up for email updates, videos, exclusive recipes & more! ! ! SUBSCRIBE — Something went wrong. Please check your entries and try again. Recent Posts This is why you don’t name your chickens How to grow a garden through plastic sheeting Gardening: In A Coronavirus Crazy World, Control What You Can Control A Cat Finds A Homestead Dilly Beans Recipe, Small Batch CategoriesCategories Select Category Animal Adventures Breakfast Breakfast Chickens Cookies Desserts Eat Your Vegetables Farm Life Garden Gluten Free/Wheat Free Homegrown Thanksgiving Challenge How To Inspired to Try Let’s Get Growing Orchard Recipes Recommendation Side Dishes Turkeys Uncategorized Urban Gardening Videos Videos What’s for Dinner? Archives Archives Select Month May 2020 April 2020 October 2019 July 2019 May 2019 April 2019 March 2019 February 2019 January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 October 2018 September 2018 August 2018 July 2018 June 2018 May 2018 April 2018 sign up for email updates, videos, exclusive recipes & more! ! ! SUBSCRIBE Something went wrong. Please check your entries and try again.