April 25, 2017
After a brief hiatus, we once again have chickens. This time we welcomed not a dozen, but 30 laying hens.
March 30, 2017
Rotate the crops growing in your garden to reduce soil-borne pests, optimize nutrient recycling, and take advantage of companion…
March 15, 2017
Why we want the bats living in our barn to stay in the neighbourhood after we've evicted them.
February 16, 2017
Organic gardening starts with the seeds you plant - where do they came from?
February 2, 2017
An enormous, old Sugar Maple grows in our front yard. I like to look at it and imagine the local history that this tree has…
January 11, 2017
We received a book about children and gardening as a gift; and I am so glad we did! The book inspires children to enjoy the…
December 13, 2016
Christmas is steeped in traditions. These traditions make the advent such a special time for children. Drop by to see what…
November 22, 2016
If you want to be a purist when it comes to organic gardening, it will take more than following a few principles. You need to…
October 25, 2016
We raise moth and butterfly caterpillars on our front porch to get an up-close look at these beautiful creatures.
October 11, 2016
You can’t live in the country without getting acquainted with bugs.
September 27, 2016
Grandma helps her granddaughter awaken a sleeping foot and ends up arousing all her grandchildren.
September 23, 2016
Classical Literature is invaluable for the home educator and is a treasured possession in our home.