Category Archives: Experimental Work Farm

It is snowing ‘here’

and it is beautiful! The grounds of the Stately Manor this Saturday afternoon are a snow globe, lightly shaken. A Grandma Moses painting come to life. The falling snow blankets the blue spruce and dwarf white pine while, inside, the … Continue reading

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We soiled our undies!

Dirt rich instead of dirt poor! We buried our wife’s panties in the backyard yesterday. Not ashamed to admit it. (No, she wasn’t in them! PEOPLE!) If (the royal) we had our life to do over again we would have … Continue reading

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How green are our beans at the Werkes!

Satisfying to grow, nourishing and tasty, too!  If Squire Blaska is proud of anything it is his green beans. Uncle Cy was the King of Corn and the Prince of Peas. His godson is the bean whisperer. The unlettered field … Continue reading

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Blaska has worms!

We got the red wigglers! Our worms are here. One-half pound of red wigglers and European night crawlers were deposited on the doorstep of the Stately Manor, neatly boxed in peat moss, by the good ol’ USPS today. That’s about … Continue reading

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Madison gardens its front yards

No mow more every year, it seems! Under the direction of the Head Groundskeeper, the unlettered field hands mowed the front greensward of the Stately Manor on May 28, thus ending “No Mow May.” (We’re still on the Julian calendar hereabouts.) … Continue reading

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We may no mow or not this May

The Squire likes squill After a winter’s hibernation, lawn mower started on the first pull yesterday 05-06-22.  Ought to, the Toro is less than a year old. Fret not, No Mow May mavens, the unlettered field hands at Blaska Experimental … Continue reading

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