The Great Outdoors
When we first came to look at the acreage, it was still winter. There were pockets of snow on the ground and the landscape was brown and dead.
We fell in love with the rolling hills and the wetland at the bottom where the creeks come together.
Spring arrived and with it, the green grass.
Although what many people consider weeds
Last spring we planted an orchard with 5 apples and a pear. We have blueberries, red currants and last year we planted manchurian apricots, bush cherries and hardy kiwi vines. This year, we will add cranberries. I hope to construct an herb spiral and an herb/flower bed for the bees and butterflies (as well as our use).
When the house construction work was getting to be too much and we were getting discouraged. We would purposefully take a break and take a walk around the property to remind us why we are doing this. The land called to us and we listened.