1 This row of trees is a linden allee, which was planted last summer.
2 The iconic apple trees - These have been here for many, many years and I always worry about them getting damaged.
3 These old trees still have a lot of foliage and the snow was very heavy and wet.
4 The stone stable was barely visible through the thick falling snow.
5 The bamboo framework for covering this boxwood hedge with burlap was in place, but no burlap had yet been attached.
6 Driving past the stable
7 Another view - The snow was really coming down!
8 All of the boxwood were supposed to be snug beneath their burlap coverings before the first snow fell. This boxwood allee doesn't even have the bamboo framework yet!
9 This heavy snow can really damage the foliage, the shape of the bush, and even break branches. Burlap prevents that from happening.
10 Another view of the linden allee taken from the other end
11 As they grow, the trunks of lindens stand like pillars and their branches are covered with dense foliage, making them a great choice for a beautifully sculpted allee.
12 I have planted a few different allees at the farm. This is the allee of pin oak.
13 An allee is, of course, a walk or passage, especially one between two rows of evenly planted trees.
14 A view of my home from the pin oak allee
15 From the same area, a view of the corn crib
16 The long pergola
17 I had an appointment in New York City in the evening and this was the line of traffic slipping and sliding down Rt. 22 on the way to the highway.
18 I took this shot through the car window.
19 The next morning, I went back outside and took some more photos. This is the courtyard where many of my tropical plants are put on display during warm weather.
20 I like to protect my garden urns from winter's harsh elements by wrapping them with heavy plastic and then with burlap. This is another chore yet to be done.
21 An early morning view from my terrace.
22 A great shot of the stable - The small building in the foreground is the donkey run in.
23 I was relieved to see that the apple trees looked fine.
24 Looking towards the equipment barn
25 A view of a grouping of very tall spruce trees, one of which broke and fell on the Tenant House, as you may recall.
26 There are plenty of bird feeders hanging on the backside of the car port and also plenty of icicles. Where are all of my avian customers?
27 The standard lilacs are holding a lot of weight.
28 The Tenant House - You can see the tall broken trunk of a spruce tree, which has yet to be removed.
29 On the other side of the Tenant House is the building that houses my gym.
30 G.K. loves the snow and was very happy to join me for this snowy farm tour. We made a stop in the greenhouse, entering through the front door.
31 We exited through the headhouse at the rear. The fence surrounds the vegetable garden. The eastern horizon was still very stormy looking.
32 Behind the greenhouse is a shade pergola for tropical plants in the summer.
33 More urns that need to be covered or stored indoors
34 Passing by the long pergola again
35 This is the entrance to the blog studio, which is located at the far end of the carport building.