Martha’s Photo Albums

My Annual Visit to Trade Secrets

Posted on May 20, 2015

This year’s Trade Secrets rare plant and gardening antiques sale was another huge success. I attended the annual event in Sharon, Connecticut this past weekend. This philanthropic sale [&hellip…

A Day of Garden Tours at the Farm

Posted on May 19, 2015

It was a day filled with garden tours. During the spring and early summer months, I agree to open my gardens for a small number of private walking [&hellip…

Friends of Hudson River Park Auction Dinner #2

Posted on May 18, 2015

It was another high ticket price for the “ultimate culinary experience”! Last week was the second of two winning dinners auctioned off at the 2014 Friends of Hudson [&hellip…

Blooming Lilacs and Azaleas

Posted on May 15, 2015

The lilacs and azaleas are blooming… When it comes to lilacs, many people think of the sweet, memorable fragrance of these abundant and colorful flower clusters. The common [&hellip…

New Shoes for my Horses

Posted on May 14, 2015

Two of the horses are enjoying their new shoes. My young Fell pony, Ban Chunch, just started using his first pair of boots. Ban Chunch is currently unshod, [&hellip…

The First Garden Tour of the Season

Posted on May 13, 2015

It’s garden tour season at my farm. Every now and then, I agree to open my gardens for private walking tours. Yesterday was the first scheduled tour of [&hellip…

New Honey Bees at the Farm

Posted on May 12, 2015

My new honey bees are busy making honey and feeding their developing broods with nutrient and protein rich pollen. This past weekend, D.J. Haverkamp from Bedford Bee Honeybee [&hellip…

More Signs of Spring!

Posted on May 11, 2015

Spring is well underway here at my farm! The gardens are changing every single day. Trees are leafing out and flowers are bursting with color and energy. Last [&hellip…