Not so great when rabbits raid Catawba grapevines. The other night they stripped two plants of all their leaves. Countermeasures. were needed: Chicken wire.
Category: Pineapple Hill
This is Pineapple Hill, my beach house in a cow pasture in rural South Carolina, where I do my writing in a third floor office, ….
Last year was great for blackberries and grapes (and wine) but peaches were hit hard by a fungus that ruined a good many. Called Brown ….
This is a view of Pineapple Hill from the field we call The Bottoms. That’s a REAL cow. (Yes, surprises me too.)
Squint to see the cow. Getting used to my new life in rural South Carolina meant deploying all types of counter-measures including, more than once, ….
A bird has built a nest in our newspaper delivery box! I hope it’s true that “no news is good news.”
Too much has been neglected: the fig, blueberry, and blackberry bushes, the peach, persimmon and loquat trees. The grapevines hang on their cables like Christ ….
Every beach house in a cow pasture in rural South Carolina should have a Hawaiian sling spear gun “just in case” the movie Sharknado becomes ….
I took a break from sailing to build Pineapple Hill, the beach house in a cow pasture. During that time it was hot and I ….
Adjusting to my “beach house in a cow pasture” in rural South Carolina included an ongoing Spy vs. Spy engagement with stray cows coming over ….
It’s not really a cellar but that’s okay—it’s not quite wine. I offer this photo because this latest batch (made from last year’s grapes) is ….
Turns out there’s no shortage of paintings on recycled pallet boards. In fact, there’s an abundance of American flags out there. Palmetto State flags too. ….