Spring at last (hopefully!)

In early April, I’m always nervous to feel like spring has finally sprung. Just when you’re getting used to warmer days and to nights above freezing, another depressing cold spell

Onion snow

It looks like the worst of winter is behind us (fingers crossed!) and I’ve finally been able to get all the crops in the ground that were scheduled to be

(Slowly) Getting Going

After a storm last week that dropped surprisingly more snow than expected, I was starting to wonder if I would ever be able to get seeds in the ground. However,

Will winter ever end?

Although it’s already the beginning of March, the Home Farm still looks like a pretty forbidding place. Mostly covered in a layer of snow and ice, it’s hard to believe

History in the Winter

February tends to be one of the slower winter months as the farmer at Wyck, which usually gives me an ideal opportunity to do some reading into the plethora of

Seeding the New Year

January truly is the start of the new year for the Home Farm. Although it is cold, gray, and lifeless outside, it’s now time to start envisioning the next season.

Rhymes & Calls

Is the rainy weather giving you cabin fever? Try a game! This copy of Games and Sports for Young Boys, published in London in 1859, provides its readers with hundreds of