Blues and Greens

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Orchard Pond Organics

Orchard Pond Organics was the first farm we visited on Farm Tour 2017. We rode around the farm and saw the fall crops in process, experimental crops and land reserved for the locals to have their own gardens.  

My Favorite Shade of Green

The different shades of green make this picture for me. Green weeds, green cotton plants and pine trees are country to the core. Of course, the grain silo makes my heart happy even if it’s only partially visible.

Peanuts

Boiled peanuts are a Southern thing. ~Trisha Yearwood

Cotton Flowers

This is a flower of a cotton plant. Our clothes are made of this same cotton. The cream or yellow flowers open in the early morning hours. During this time, the male and female flower parts expand rapidly. On the second day, the petals of the cotton flower turn pink. The flower dries up and drops off, forming a boll, which is the fluffy,…

Corn

 

Kale

I have to admit I was VERY surprised to discover fields of kale growing in our area.