Spring Haven Farm


Now that we’ve improved the property greatly, we are formally giving it a name.  It does have a few springs on it along with the pond, and we think of it as a haven from the  usual cares of the world…maybe sounds strange because we do a great deal of work on it.  Yet, we […]

Honey Locust tree


Sounds like a beautiful name, but these spines can pierce through car tires.  Not really a nice tree to have around, especially if some limbs fall down; don’t want to be underneath that!

Poised in Mid Air


Looks like he’s floating thinking about that buried treasure.  Actually it was the septic D box we were looking for to put in copper sulfate to take care of tree roots that might impede good working. 

Beginning AquaCulture


Farm ponds are increasingly being used for aquaculture.  We have a 3 acre pond that is just begging for it.  We are testing this one cage  (we will put in several for at least 300 lbs or more of fish per season), and when it works will put trout in it for the winter and […]

Now Onto Animals and Events


The houses are complete and we will move into the main house in October.  Now we work on putting animals in and planning events. We need a dog in the country, so why not some that work to earn their keep.  We are visiting some Great Pyrenees who now live near Tennessee.  They are a […]

Time for a Rest!


the fishing is very, very good.  We caught 7 big mouth bass in less than 1.5 hours!  Good eating too

A Pier in the Making

We have the posts, and brought them home, now all we need are some strong backs to help us make a pier.  It’s going to be fun too.



Great Fun…..we will have regular schedules for all to come and enjoy! this is not roasting marshmellows stuff,

More Butterflies


They seem to think I’m a flower too!

Butterflies Do Like Butterfly Bushes


I was riding the mower and as I neared the bushes and thought the flowers were flying around.  It was the butterflys!  Very beautiful.