Brightside Acres
West Virginia Wildgrown®

Winter 2012

Winter's End? Late February & March

February 25. Our last snowfall--so far! February 26 on the Old Pike. February 26 at the Brightside gate. February 28. February 28, outside the kitchen door at Brightside. March 1, Winter Blues Farmers Market at the WV Small Farm Conference in Morgantown. March 11, on a walk in the neighborhood. March 14 in the garden. March 16. March 21, a blackberry stand, before pruning. The same blackberry stand a few hours later. Removed canes. March 22, new display at 4th Avenue Gallery in Marlinton.

Valentine's Day Chickens

Having a look-about after being cooped up all day. The girls love treats! Cucumbers, carrots, potatoes. Oh my! One, two, ... uhmm ... three. Three girls, three eggs. A good day.

A Walk in the Neighborhood

View of Brightside from the Old Pike Road. Spring house is lower right. Garden & vineyard enclosure is upper left, along ridge. House is further out the ridge, beyond view. Allegheny Ents. Common milkweed seed pods.