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    Easy Durable Raised Bed Trellising

    BY:Josh and Brent

    Many of our favorite vegetables in the Beekman Heirloom Vegetable Garden require some sort of trellising – tomatoes, beans, peas, melons, cucumbers. When we put in our raised garden two years ago, we were determined to devise a trellising system that was easy to assemble, and would last for years. We were sick of weaving […]

    Read More Posted In: 1802 Blogs / All Garden / Beans / Cucumber / Garden / Garden Tips and Techniques / General / Melon / Pea
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    Happy, Happy

    BY:Josh and Brent

    Hey!  It IS a thrill to be nominated. Season 1 of the Fabulous Beekman Boys has been nominated for a GLAAD Media Award.  Check out our competition here Congratulations to all of the team at World of Wonder  and Planet Green and all of the people in Sharon Springs, NY.  It takes a whole village […]

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    Reading List for Winter

    BY:Josh Kilmer-Purcell

    January and February are the last big reading months on the farm. Other than daily clean-up and keeping the fireplace stoked, there aren’t a lot of chores. Soon, though, baby goats will arrive, the garden will thaw, and something will no doubt need to be painted. Until then, however, I’m going to curl up and […]

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    Brent’s List for January

    BY:Josh Kilmer-Purcell

    As many of you know, Brent’s famous for making lists for me. I thought I’d share with you a few of the things he wants me to accomplish at the farm this month. The combination of getting so many lists along with being genetically lazy has made me a sort of expert at chore shortcuts. […]

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    Hoarfrost -a dress rehearsal for Spring.

    BY:Josh and Brent

    This morning we were going about our morning business when Brent noticed that something looked a little different outside. This time of year we sometimes avoid looking out the window. The weather is fairly monotonous and bleak, and there’s still a long way to go until it changes. But, as if to teach us a […]

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    Mary’s Ironing Chore

    BY:Mary Beekman

    Mary Beekman is a four-year-old ghost who resides in The Beekman Mansion, and considers Brent and Josh her “imaginary friends.” Follow Mary Beekman’s Diary each week to learn what it’s like to be a young child in early 19th century America I woke up when the sun rose today.  It had snowed over night and […]

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    Mary Meets Jack Frost

    BY:Mary Beekman

    Mary Beekman is a four-year-old ghost who resides in The Beekman Mansion, and considers Brent and Josh her “imaginary friends.” Follow Mary Beekman’s Diary each week to learn what it’s like to be a young child in early 19th century America Against the frost covered window pane, the sun seems magnified and most beautiful.  We […]

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    Mary and Epiphany

    BY:Mary Beekman

    Mary Beekman is a four-year-old ghost who resides in The Beekman Mansion, and considers Brent and Josh her “imaginary friends.” Follow Mary Beekman’s Diary each week to learn what it’s like to be a young child in early 19th century America Father said it is bitterly cold this morning with a wind that causes the […]

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    Resolution Solutions

    BY:Josh and Brent

    We decided to turn over this guest blog to not just one writer, but to everyone. We asked you how you felt about New Years Resolutions, and you surprised us with some very insightful words. In fact, we were so impressed that we resolve to have you all as guest bloggers more often. And we’ll […]

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    Mary’s Favorite Books

    BY:Mary Beekman

    Mary Beekman is a four-year-old ghost who resides in The Beekman Mansion, and considers Brent and Josh her “imaginary friends.” Follow Mary Beekman’s Diary each week to learn what it’s like to be a young child in early 19th century America. Yesterday Brent decided he wished to read.  I know how to read some words […]

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