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This spring we’ve planted one thousand more strawberry
plants, for a total of 2000 plants. We
expect a fine crop this year. In
addition to selling at Salt Spring Island’s famous Saturday market, and at the
local farmer’s Tuesday market, we also supply some health food and organic food
stores. And, of course, our family and
our B&B guests get to enjoy these fresh organic strawberries all season
Everything is so green this time of year!
The sun shines, the rain comes, and the plants thrive. The garden is mostly planted, except for the
heat-loving vegetables like cucumbers, melons, peppers and eggplants. These will wait another couple of weeks
before being transplanted from the greenhouse into the garden.
Our first stock fencing was completed this winter, and this
four-acre pasture is now inhabited by 7 black bellied sheep and 2 white
woolies, who are gorging themselves on the new May grass. Last evening, the wild deer and the tame
sheep were munching noisily as they grazed side by side—a fitting overture to
the song of the spring peeper frogs later on.
Spring is truly here!
August 03, 2008 August Cornucopia
March 02, 2008 Spring 08
May 04, 2007 New sheep for spring
December 04, 2006 Winter comes early
August 30, 2006 Harvest Time
May 29, 2006 Spring 2006
February 03, 2006 Wet and Windy Winter
December 04, 2005 Getting ready for winter
July 27, 2005 Summer's Here
May 31, 2005 Spring Planting
March 20, 2005 Almost Spring on Salt Spring Island
March 12, 2005 Salt Spring Island in Winter