A Good Home

Hot and lush

I’m in Ontario, where the weather outside is — freezing! And I’m dreaming of warm weather and fresh fruit and veggies. A talented New Zealand photographer and organic farmer shares scenes of her home place with us and helps me daydream a little. Do take the video tour as well. Congrats, Julie!

Frog Pond Farm

This is one of those l-o-n-g posts boarding on being boring 😀

We have had so much rain over summer Frog Pond Farm is looking lush … very unusual for this time of year.

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Those thieving possums have been paying nightly visits to the orchard munching on an array of fruit, while the turkeys are gathering in numbers window shopping. Hubby netted a couple of trees, while Bill my father-in-law has pegged some paper bags over pears (interesting to see if this works). Frankly anything to keep the wildlife away is a bonus, trust me!

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Our peaches are ripening in a hurry and are just delicious. There is nothing much better than standing in the orchard biting into a peach and having the juice dribble down your chin. Heaven!

The Damson plum is laden with fruit, as are the apple and pear trees. Our persimmon is boasting fruit this year and the…

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16 thoughts on “Hot and lush”

  1. Gorgeous photos. It is lovely to see pictures of summer lushness when we haven’ t managed to emerge from winter’ s clutches. Still, it won’ t be long now.

  2. Whenever I see someone who has left the corporate world to do organic farming or somesuch, I am tempted. And then I remember that I’m not cut out for farming b/c I scream when I find a dead mouse in the basement, I cringe when she talks of mites in the video. I am a ninny that way:). But, I love to see the life and the beauty she has created!

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