Monthly Archive for: ‘January, 2014’

  • Red Astrachan

    Red Astrachan Story


    We first planted our Red Astrachan in the mid 1990’s with much excitement and anticipation. I had seen numerous photos of this stunningly beautiful apple and was captivated by various descriptions of this colorful fruit. Lee Calhoun, in the first edition of his monumental work, …

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  • From The Deck1

    The Power of Cold


    I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape – the loneliness of it, the dead feeling of winter. Something waits beneath it, the whole story doesn’t show. –   Andrew Wyeth The snow is blowing hard outside now. What started …

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