This fall in the Midwest, and perhaps particularly in the Driftless Area, the leaf color has been over the top. Breathtaking, heart-stopping gorgeous. In the sun the leaves radiate color […]
We feel blessed by the bats in our barn, but with White Nose Syndrome now present in Southwest Wisconsin – how much longer will they survive?
Garlic is one of the oldest cultivated crops. Potent, esteemed, and finally coming into the cross-hairs of science, where pieces of its DNA sequence may help us better understand human history.
A 10X magnifying lens is giving me a glimpse into a world of exquisite detail at the boundary between the plant and animal kingdoms where drama plays out among flowers and insects.
We are really feeling like farmers now that we have started to convert an acre and a half that was full of brome grass and wild parsnip, sumac and prickly […]
We hosted Highland Middle School’s 60 students for a tour of Underhill House last Friday. Highland is a nearby village with 842 residents, and its school system is pushing the […]
In mid-February, we planted the greens that we expected to transfer to our greenhouse in a few weeks when the cold temperatures subsided, and the weather became a little […]