Month: May 2018

soap hanging from tree branch

Soap on Trees

Yeah, really. 🙂 We hang bars of soap on our trees to deter deer. The smell of soap and people deters deer from eating the tender leaves of the young trees. Starting back in 1968, Edward Jr. would try all sorts of tricks to keep the deer away. We eventually settled on using soap bars …

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apple blossoms

Our Busy Little Friends

Spring is here and the apple trees are blossoming. Not only is this a beautiful time but it’s also when we bring over bees to help pollinate our trees. Without their help farmers would be unable to make sure all our trees get pollinated and bear fruit. We shall enjoy their happy buzzing and the …

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