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Cocoons and Chrysalises on the Front Porch

We raise moth and butterfly caterpillars on our front porch to get an up-close look at these beautiful creatures.
Living where we do, we come in contact with plenty of insects and plenty of learning opportunities. Within our homeschool, we wish to better understand the world around us, and… http://harroldcountryhome.ca/blog/cocoons-and-chrysalises-front-porch/

My Tree Has a Name

by Grandma When I first saw my tree in nineteen seventy It was tall and spindly, not much strength. But I could see the promise of a mighty oak. In nineteen seventy-three, I… http://harroldcountryhome.ca/poetry-corner/my-tree-has-name/

Mites, Weevils and Flies, Oh My!

You can’t live in the country without getting acquainted with bugs.
You can’t live in the country without getting acquainted with bugs. They really do pop up everywhere. And unless you have a sense of humour about it, these invasions can be quite… http://harroldcountryhome.ca/blog/mites-weevils-and-flies-oh-my/

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Cocoons and Chrysalises on the Front Porch

We raise moth and butterfly caterpillars on our front porch to get an up-close look at these beautiful creatures.
Living where we do, we come in contact with plenty of insects and plenty of learning opportunities. Within our homeschool, we wish to better understand the world around us, and… http://harroldcountryhome.ca/blog/cocoons-and-chrysalises-front-porch/

Mites, Weevils and Flies, Oh My!

You can’t live in the country without getting acquainted with bugs.
You can’t live in the country without getting acquainted with bugs. They really do pop up everywhere. And unless you have a sense of humour about it, these invasions can be quite… http://harroldcountryhome.ca/blog/mites-weevils-and-flies-oh-my/

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