Tag: Farming

The Second Life of an abandoned tree field

Can a Christmas tree field, abandoned for years become a plentiful source of trees and bows? Mark Rholfs thought so and is making that a reality. Looking at the photo above, you may not see it’s full potential as a crop of Christmas trees.… Continue Reading “The Second Life of an abandoned tree field”

The Elephant in the Christmas tree Field

Spraying, it is a word that brings to mind negative connotations for a number of people but for most farmers, even organic ones, it is a necessary practice. Here in this photo we have some beautiful new growth on one of our established trees.… Continue Reading “The Elephant in the Christmas tree Field”

Adjusting to natures changes

A look into the changing technology we are using to help us work with the changes in nature that effect our farm.

Spring time on a tree farm

Even though many of us are stuck inside, it is officially spring time here in Oregon and that means a lot of work is going into getting our trees ready for their growing season which starts in May. Like most farmers, our days starts… Continue Reading “Spring time on a tree farm”