Summer Sights

Summer Garlic

Berry Picking at Short Hills Park

Summer photos from around the yard

Magnolia Trees in Spring

Each spring it has become somewhat of a tradition to drive to Niagara Falls and enjoy the beautiful magnolia trees blossoming in early May. It coincides with our anniversary so we usually make an afternoon of it, walking through the Niagara Parks gardens and visiting the Falls. Here are some photos from this years trip.

Our Visit to Maple Meadows Farm

This week we had the pleasure of visiting Maple Meadows Farm, an 1830’s family owned farm in Port Colborne just north of Lake Erie. With old charm and a gorgeous natural landscape Maple Meadows offers not only a beautiful escape but also pottery classes on the farm as well as a pick your own bouquet experienceContinue reading “Our Visit to Maple Meadows Farm”

5 Flowers Butterflies Love

Here is our list of our favourite butterfly attracting flowers that we currently have in our home garden. When deciding which flowers to plant remember that butterflies like nectar plants and bright colours these are just a few suggestions but the list is endless. A few of the flowers we have chosen also have some amazing medicinal propertiesContinue reading “5 Flowers Butterflies Love”

Visiting Montréal’s Botanical Garden

If you ever have the opportunity to visit Montréal and you’re a lover of nature we would definitely recommend checking out the Botanical Garden at it’s National Historical Site located at 4101 Sherbrooke East. This 190 acre garden includes, impressive cultural gardens, an insectarium, greenhouses, children’s community garden, an arboretum and much more. Here are a few TipsContinue reading “Visiting Montréal’s Botanical Garden”