Fall Colours

The stunning seasonal Autumn beauty of the leaf colour changes along the Groundhog River in the Northern Ontario Boreal Forest.

Autumn Sunshine

It has been a week of rather blah weather outside with the cool temperatures, rain and overcast skies. Today is no exception, but despite the less than ideal weather the Sunflowers outside the caf├ęs west facing windows have all started to bloom in earnest. I will be honest I was getting a bit nervous that…

First Frost?

A quick walk through the gardens this morning before heading to Chez Pepere to check for frost and damage. All the plants look good just a little frost on the car but that’s it. Made it another day. Can you believe the strawberries are still going??? These are our West Coast Seed Fresca Strawberries. They…

Gardening by Skidoo

Late April and there is still enough snow on the ground we need the skidoo to get to the greenhouses to sow the first seeds of the season.

Mad squirrel

This little squirrel has been hanging around in the Scotch Pines by the farm house. They are incredibly noisy and seem to have a tremendous amount of fun driving our australian shepherds crazy.

Spring Thaw

Garden is almost snow free, we will be able to start working the ground soon and getting our first seeds of the spring season in.

River Ice Melt

The ice on the Groundhog River in Fauquier is melting quickly. A few more days and it will all be gone.