When my friend Martha suggested we head on over to another friend’s house in Bremen for brunch and daffodils, I said sure. That said, I must say, an event centered on daffodils intriqued me. I mean, who really cares about daffodils? Right? Wrong? We arrived to fields filled with many different colors, sizes and kinds of daffodils along with a spectacular magnolia tree and scattered forsythia bushes. So beautiful. So aromatic. Who knew?
Alain went to the annual Fedco sale and came back with two pear trees, a Japanese lilac, two grape vines, and a cherry tree (plus a lot of organic non GMO seeds). We have now planted the trees and vines and are watering faithfully. They look so small.And one day we hope to have pears like these. Our neighbor grows them and, … so can we!
Too many house visits to count. Too many that were all wrong. A few we almost bought. Thank goodness we did not. Land it is! We now have it. 34.5 acres of projects for the future. We need a house, a farm and everything that goes with it. Excited? Yes. Overwhelmed? Of course! Below is our home site and view of land. Hard to capture. Leaves are on the way.Home site and land. Leaves are on the way.
There is a lot of backtracking to do to get to this moment. But, for now . . . we are the proud owners of a used John Deere Tractor. Witness the smiling French man below!