Flicker’s Lair Blog

Posts Tagged ‘trees’

See the wood for the trees!

November 11th, 2010 by Heidi

Last week we squeezed in a trip to Montreal to pick up our latest order from the Green Barn Nursery.


Our willow tree

August 10th, 2010 by Heidi

I mentioned a while back that our big willow tree dropped a branch. It was a very large branch and it missed the house, generator and propane tank by inches. Someone was looking out for us!


Calling Mulligans

July 17th, 2010 by Heidi

There was a term I heard from time to time on the golf course that I would like to apply to today – Mulligans – it is when everybody has a bad first shot and you all start again and pretend it didn’t happen!


A delightfully fruity day!

June 17th, 2010 by Heidi

As I might have mentioned before I love fruit trees and for my birthday Steve got me a lovely Meyer lemon tree from the Green Barn Nursery. Well yesterday we went on an adventure to Montreal and returned with amongst other things 6 fruit trees!


Seeing the light

March 12th, 2010 by Steve

This year we are determined to get a good crop of apples from our mature trees.


Gifts that keep on giving!

December 7th, 2009 by Heidi

We have made a lot of changes over the last few years for a number of reasons, many because of the change of lifestyle required by our decision for me to stay home and mind the farm. Many because of our desire to lessen our ‘footprint’ on the world. And of course you can’t discount the difference emigrating makes!


Tree felling or not!

November 11th, 2009 by Steve

We have a beautiful tree lined driveway, but in amongst them we have a dead tree that last winter had dropped one of its branches.


Wordless Wednesday ~ Trees

August 12th, 2009 by Heidi

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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.


Free Tree!

March 19th, 2009 by Heidi

A friend today told me about a great new program here in Ottawa to plant more trees and I just had to share it with you…..