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Daffodils make April worth waiting for.
And so, my fellow Islanders, we find ourselves together once again, in another spring and another year. And although it’s still quite cold, there’s warmth in the sun and the daffodils are indeed up at least six or seven inches as I write, some of the early ones even more. And I did see a robin.
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTOS
Past farm apprentices lovin’ farm life.
Sylvester Manor is accepting applications for the 2019 farm season for both full-season farm apprentices and long-term opportunities for those from World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF).
Apprentices will gain experience in all aspects of vegetable production, including working with over 100 hens in a laying operation. Other livestock opportunities are possible based on interest and experience level.
Danielle Pipher and Christopher Clement
Danielle Pipher wed Christopher Clement on June 6, 2015 in a mountain meadow ceremony outside of Asheville, North Carolina. (more…)
COURTESY HOWARD JACKSON
Howard Jackson’s military identification card from 1944 when he was 19.
It took months and covered continents.
Beginning in southern Italy, the voyage moved through Egypt, North Africa, Newfoundland, Connecticut, Texas, through eight more states until the long homecoming ended at the front door of a house in the Nassau County town of Hewlett. (more…)
CAROL GALLIGAN PHOTO
A bunch of my tulips. So many colors!
Want more bang for the buck? Think tulips. There is no easier, better source of color for your garden. (more…)