Canandaigua, NY
Canandaigua, NY
Canandaigua, NY

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A December Feast in the Finger Lakes

Seagulls are a very common sight in the Finger Lakes. And for those of you who live here in the Finger Lakes region of New York, the sight of thousands of gulls scavenging in the fields behind a farmer’s tractor which is either working the land or hauling out manure from the barn is something…read more

 

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The Final Roundup in My Finger Lakes Garden

We had our first hard frost last Saturday in Canandaigua. This year’s first frost was about two weeks later than last year’s first frost which was on October 13. While the east coast folks suffered from heavy wet snow, broken down tree limbs, and downed power lines over the weekend, our only inconvenience was a…read more

 

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Autumn Fun in the Finger Lakes

Just as September’s days dwindle down to zero, it’s time to get busy with the fall decorations around your home. In the Finger Lakes region, folks spend a lot of time decorating the inside and outside of their homes in preparation for Halloween. A particularly nice place to stop and enjoy some local produce and…read more

 

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Not Everyday is a Work Day in the Finger Lakes

If you ever want to get acquainted with Finger Lakes living, take a drive on route 96A starting at Geneva and ending at Owego, NY. Along the way you will see some of our most beautiful Finger Lakes farmland with glimpses of Seneca Lake and Cayuga Lakes.  Small towns on the way are Ovid, Interlaken,…read more

 

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Family Farming in the Finger Lakes

The organic fertilizer for my garden arrived today which means that I have my work cut out for me. It is composted locally and is especially blended for raising mushrooms, but works quite well on gardens too. This year I am using it as a top dressing for the tomatoes and also to hill up…read more

 

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