Monday, June 2, 2008

A great day for planting trees...

My family owns 18 acres of land just south of town here in Norwalk. We intend to someday put a house up on the property. (And maybe have a few fiber animals!) Right now there is a half built barn the that my husband, Andrew, started last summer. For now, it's a nice place to go and walk, play, or plant trees. Andrew has been collecting the little helicopter seeds that fall off the Maple trees in the Spring. He had about two five gallon buckets full of them and yesterday we took them out to the property. We have planted thirty fruit trees and numerous saplings, this however, is an experiment. At home, in the front yard Maple tree saplings seem to sprout up everywhere you don't want them to! The hope is that by spreading all of those Maple tree seeds around the property at least two or three of them will actually sprout and servive the first winter. It was very fun none the less. The girls had a blast and it was a nice way for the family to spend the afternoon/evening. Hope you all had a lovely weekend.

1 comment:

The Other Side of Me said...

Hi Cassie,
What a wonderful piece of land to have in your family. Maybe one day you'll get that house built on it. Glad you and your family had a great time. Enjoy your weekend.