Stan & Joyce Orchard

Trying to figure it out since 1975.

Bzzzzzz

Bzzzzzz

Never tire of watching these little critters do their thing.

Pollinator

Pollinator

This little thing has been a busy bee and then some.

Sun Lovers

Sun Lovers

While we humans are freaking out over this unprecedented heatwave here in the U.S. Pacific Northwest, our cold-tolerant gardenias are loving it.

Garden Friend

Garden Friend

One of many small creatures who share our deck garden. Staying cool under the shade sail as the 2021 heat wave intensifies.

Taking A Break

Taking A Break

Been thinking about mowing this field. Starting to get a bit overgrown. But lately some of our deer friends have been resting in that same spot. So, mowing can wait.

Greenhouse Update

Greenhouse Update

Making slow but steady progress on our 16 x 24 hoop house. This guy and a smaller friend wandered through to check it out. So far, so good.

Welcome To The World

Welcome To The World

Ran to the store this morning and had to wait for this doe and her newborn to cross the road. Both were still wobbly.

Fuzzy Antler Time

Fuzzy Antler Time

Love this time of year. The colorful flowers, verdant scenery, and our favorite spring time sign: the return of antlers to our deer and elk friends. Velvety.

Greenhouse Build Begins

Greenhouse Build Begins

After a few years of researching, we finally got started on our hoop house. Biggest issue to this point: our ground is so hard, so many rocks and clay, it is like concrete. Excited that it’s actually happening.