East Princeton, Massachusetts
There’s a golden world waiting on the MeadowTrail paths at Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary.
Approach to the sheep and cow barns.
It’s apple time in Central Massachusetts. There are over 40 orchards in this area to visit!
Bolton Orchards, Bolton, Massachusetts
Last March, I traveled to Backyard Music in Willimantic, Connecticut, to pick up my first handmade folk harp.
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The butterfly bush in my yard has attracted the first Monarch Butterfly of the season.
Members of the Pollard family have been working Ashland Farm since 1730.
Ashland Farms, New Braintree, Massachusetts
Photo edits including lower contrasts and higher exposures lend a more ethereal, painterly feeling to this “meadow ramble”.
Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary, Princeton, Masachusetts
My town’s garden allotments are in full swing, despite some difficult weather these past weeks.
The easy care Tall Phlox in my yard often last until the frost.
Traditional and modern farming methods blend together at Bemis Farms Nursery in Spencer, Massachusetts.
This local field is usually planted in corn. However, this year I noticed that the plants are more pointy at the top with closely planted rows, and have copious weeds in between . An internet research leads me to believe it is sorghum, which is used as silage.
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North Brookfield and New Braintree, Massachusetts
It may not be cold December, but Kip’s Christmas Trees in the small town of New Braintree, Massachusetts are still a beautiful sight.
To refresh and renew the front yard, combine seeds and plant cuttings collected last fall with duct tape and spray paint.
Worcester County, where I live, leads the state in the number of farms.
Within a few miles from me, I enjoy visiting this farm.
It’s sweet corn time in Massachusetts!
Aw, shucks, I’ll buy a dozen.
In order to create a super fresh vegetarian meal, I add my own home grown cukes, tomatoes, arugala,
Green and yellow beans,