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Archive for May, 2009

Duckling Drama

May 28th, 2009 by Heidi

Yesterday morning when we were opening the barn we heard peeping ……


Wordless Wednesday ~ Welcome to Ruis Dair

May 27th, 2009 by Heidi

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Digging, digging and more digging!

May 26th, 2009 by Heidi

We have had a very busy weekend, Steve had a couple of days off so we could get to work in the garden.


We’ve got Hives!

May 24th, 2009 by Heidi

Fortunately I mean of the honey bee type!


Great Glebe Garage Sale

May 22nd, 2009 by Heidi

Willow’s Paws & Claws Rescue will be at the Great Glebe Garage Sale tomorrow near the corner of Holmwood Ave. and Craig St.

Bullies in Need will be there too, on Glebe St, on the west side of Bank.

We really hope you will come out and support us.

The best laid plans …

May 20th, 2009 by Heidi

I had big plans for today, which of course meant that the day played out quite differently!


A room with a view

May 18th, 2009 by Heidi

So this afternoon while I was busy re-potting tomatoes and starting herbs, Mother Nature was kindly drying my laundry, even better while I was folding it this evening she provided entertainment!


Magic Beans

May 17th, 2009 by Heidi

Yesterday afternoon we popped out for groceries, when we got home and checked on the barn we found ….


Learning the hard way

May 15th, 2009 by Heidi

Today in the barn I heard peeping coming from the stall that currently has a couple of ducks sitting on nests. I took my life into my hands and braved the wrath of a new mother to see what there was to see.


…. and the sun came out ….

May 14th, 2009 by Heidi

Today was one of those frustrating days, the weather has been nasty, we have been under big dark clouds with crazy strong winds and rain, I have so much to do in the garden and couldn’t be out there doing it! I have been under some emotional black clouds recently as well, which is why it has been so quiet here, and being frustrated by the weather is really not a helpful addition to my mix of emotions.


Wordless Wednesday ~ Winnie

May 13th, 2009 by Steve

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May 9th, 2009 by Steve

Who would have thought that composting would be such a science. Can you believe that not enough leaves or too much grass clippings could have such an effect on the composting process, I didn’t. That is until I took yet another seminar at Lee Valley.