Orchard and Garden

2012 We start planting our first 80 fruit trees, they where all grafted by us with the best European apple varieties.

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Sand Creek Valley, here are we located

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2013 Lots of berries, bee plants, medicinal plants, annual plants like poppies, facelia, field peas and a vegetable garden are added.

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2014 We are planting table grapes and seeding out rye for green manure; more and more bees and birds are moving in. Unfortunately we lost 1/3 of our fruit trees to the gophers.

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2015 We are grafting 100 new apple trees and planting many new medicinal plants, bee plants, berry bushes, strawberries and grapes.

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2016  Birds, grouse, honeybees and wild bees have made our orchard to their home. We can sell the most delicious strawberries and harvest our first cherries, apples, pears, quince and a huge variety of berries.

2017 After 5 hard working years, we are able to harvest 300 lb of apples out of 12  apple variety’s; most are perfect, delicious and great tasting. We had a wonderful year with a big crop of strawberries, mulberries, sea-buck thorn and table grapes.