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Bats in the Barn!

Why we want the bats living in our barn to stay in the neighbourhood after we've evicted them.
In the summer we share our country home with bats. We welcome the work these Big Brown Bats (Eptesicus fuscus) do to control the insect populations. Living across from a large… http://harroldcountryhome.ca/blog/bats-barn/

A Garden For Butterflies and Hummingbirds

Our latest garden project is a garden of native flowering plants chosen specifically for winged pollinators.
We can’t seem to get enough of gardening at our country home. Our latest addition is a garden of native flowering plants chosen specifically for winged pollinators. The… http://harroldcountryhome.ca/blog/garden-butterflies-and-hummingbirds/

Building a Bench to Read Upon

If you build it, they will read... we construct a special bench to both store our children's books and to provide a place for them to be enjoyed.
Being a homeschool family, we had a growing collection of books and a dwindling amount of space to keep them. A dilemma ensued: how can we create an environment for learning while… http://harroldcountryhome.ca/blog/bench-read-upon/

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Bats in the Barn!

Why we want the bats living in our barn to stay in the neighbourhood after we've evicted them.
In the summer we share our country home with bats. We welcome the work these Big Brown Bats (Eptesicus fuscus) do to control the insect populations. Living across from a large… http://harroldcountryhome.ca/blog/bats-barn/

A Garden For Butterflies and Hummingbirds

Our latest garden project is a garden of native flowering plants chosen specifically for winged pollinators.
We can’t seem to get enough of gardening at our country home. Our latest addition is a garden of native flowering plants chosen specifically for winged pollinators. The… http://harroldcountryhome.ca/blog/garden-butterflies-and-hummingbirds/

Building a Bench to Read Upon

If you build it, they will read... we construct a special bench to both store our children's books and to provide a place for them to be enjoyed.
Being a homeschool family, we had a growing collection of books and a dwindling amount of space to keep them. A dilemma ensued: how can we create an environment for learning while… http://harroldcountryhome.ca/blog/bench-read-upon/

A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body. Benjamin Franklin
Home is the nicest word there is. Laura Ingalls Wilder
If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere. Vincent Van Gogh