The garden sesaon nears its end as we move solidly into fall.
Thought I’d share a few views from the guest cabin on the hill, which this fellow was enjoying all to itself from the deck. Boreal owl, we reckon. We’re offering a season long farm internship this year which includes eyrie cabin accomodation and plentiful fresh farm food. More info at Young Agrarians.
As we slowly ease into winter and another calendar year, it’s good to take stock and give plentiful thanks to the friends, family and wwoofers (now friends) who lent a hand along the way. Peace and happiness for 2015.
Barely a week from winter solstice, and the animals are relishing the re-emergent grass. Hazel thinks that climate change is perhaps not such a bad thing, but she lives solely in the moment.
A little reprise of the fleeting colours of fall.
It’s hard to get away from the farm in the heat of the Summer, but if doing so you could do worse than making a bee-line to the coast to Stewart and Hyder.
Passing April showers are greening things up and getting the garden growing, and leaving behind some beautiful evening light.
The animals are enjoying these first snow and ice free days, not-so-patiently waiting for the world to green up.
‘Nature never makes haste; her systems revolve at an even pace. The buds swell imperceptibly, without hurry or confusion, as though the short spring days were an eternity’ – Thoreau
Probably one of the last days of the grass being green, before everything turns to white.