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Happy New Year

It’s that time of year again.  Time to look back for lessons learned and look forward to new possibilities.  If you ask any farmer they’ll also tell you it’s time for seed catalogs!  I started receiving these beauties a couple of weeks ago and there were more waiting for me when I returned from the holidays.  I love looking through the catalogs at all the beautiful fruits and veggies and reading about the new varieties and stories behind the heirlooms. As I put my seed orders together for the 2015 season I’m also doing a little studying.  Winter is a great time to catch up on all those books and subjects one wishes they knew more about like orchards and building soils.  One thing I’ve learned so far is I can never know enough!  Here’s to another great season full of promise, challenges and learning from our mistakes.  We wouldn’t have it any other way.