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The In-Between Weeks

Ah, the sweet moments between Spring and Summer! The fields are back up to a foot or two of growth after their spring mowing and the earliest wildflowers are beginning to bloom — purple vetch and bladder flowers. The concord … Continue reading

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Vine Patrol

I’ve been on a new quest this summer, to destroy the wild vines that creep their way up our woodland trees and strangle them as they reach for the best sunlight in the canopy. Some are poison ivy, some Virginia … Continue reading

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Vine Control

I’ve been spending some time with my friend, “The Lopper” this week, relentlessly slicing through the many invasive vines and bushes along the fence row. Then, I enjoyed the satisfying feeling of pulling grapevines down from the trees. I was … Continue reading

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