Monthly Archives: February 2013

10. Apple Tree Planting with Blackridge Primary

There was a bit of a deadline for getting the deer fence finished… the apple tree planting (with the grant we got from the Central Green Scotland Network to plant 12 apple trees with P6 and P7 classes from Blackridge Primary School). … Continue reading

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9. How to Plant a Fruit Tree

There are probably a few different ways to plant a fruit tree, but this is what we learned and how we did it. Choose a site: Dig a hole keeping the top soil separate from the sub soil: Dive a … Continue reading

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8. Bees

Our friends Jocelyn and Josiah caught a swarm of bees last summer and housed them in their natural hive. Since they weren’t exactly allowed to take them with them to Virginia, they said we could have them! There was a concern that … Continue reading

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