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Lady Beetle: Friend or Foe?

Posted on July 5, 2013

As the weather has been warming up (quite rapidly!) this spring and early summer, have you noticed any ladybugs waking up inside your house? Have you vacuumed what seems like thousands of them out of…

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A Honeybee History

Posted on May 28, 2013

As spring has finally come into full swing here on the 1900 farm, the cherry, pear, and apple blossoms in the orchard and fresh shoots of clover emerging in the hayfields have reminded me of…

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Making Hay circa 1900

Posted on August 3, 2011

I guess whoever said it was right: you’ve got to make hay when the sun shines.  The sun is beating down this week at the 1900 farm, so what better time to make it than…

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Stationary Gasoline Engine in Use

Posted on July 12, 2011

Not too long ago one of our esteemed Living History Farms collection volunteers, Warren Tanner, spent the afternoon on the 1900 farm with one of his projects.  Warren rebuilt a gasoline powered engine, and brought…

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Baking Biscuits Like They Used to Do

Posted on April 19, 2011

In addition to planting and general “getting the farm prepared for Spring” things, the 1900 Farm has already started to see 4-5 classes of school children a week. These classes come out for 3 hours…

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