Cottage on the Knoll at Cedarcroft Farm B&B

Sandra & Bill Wayne's blog for the Cottage on the Knoll at Cedarcroft Farm. We'll post thoughts about the B&B, what's going on around here, and discounts for last-minute cancellations.

Thursday, March 20, 2008

Sounds of Spring

We had lots of rain over the weekend, but we're high and dry. Our creeks never even reached bankfull. The meadows are squishy and the creek crossings are muddy, but I still led our guests on a trip to the Back 40. As we neared the pond, it got loud - the frogs were croaking away at their mating songs. The grass is starting to green up, and buds are starting to show on the trees. The big turkey flocks are still all-hens, but the toms will join them shortly and begin their display, often in the meadow below the Cottage.

If you're a Civil War buff, plan on attending the Burning of Dayton (MO), just south of Garden City (off MO-7). That will be March 29-30, and the website is


Saturday, March 15, 2008

Back to it

I've been remiss. I haven't posted any news since October! Lots of things have happened in that time - winter, deer season, winter, becoming president of the state B&B association, winter, a couple of 2-day B&B meetings, and more winter.

In any case, Spring is almost upon us. No more 3 weeks in a row of lows in the 20s. Daffodils are starting to poke through the ground, and a tiny bit of green is showing in the meadows.

The Cottage has gone through the bad weather pretty-much unscathed, and it's time to start thinking about a Spring getaway. Come see us!