Tiger Moth

Virginian Tiger Moth (Spilosoma virginica)

Pearls magic Princess Moth is actually a Virginian Tiger Moth (Spilosoma virginica). We found it in the garden and fell in love! Excepts it didn’t grant any of her wishes, DANG! Spilosoma virginica is a species of moth in the subfamily Arctiinae. As a caterpillar, it is known as the yellow woolly bear or yellow bear caterpillar. As an adult, it is known as Read more about Virginian Tiger Moth (Spilosoma virginica)[…]

Spring 2020

Spring 2020 is in on a confusing roller coaster ride With Covid19 we all started the season early. The more we could get out to the farm the better. Whether Malcolm’s fixing the truck, Tania’s family is out hiking or Kelly’s recluse to her camper the farm acted like a getaway for all of us. Read more about Spring 2020[…]

Garden 2019

Garden 2019 was huge in spite of lack of water! This year we planted the entire Garden plot! In the Garden 2019 we grew cucumbers, corn, raddish, (yellow, purple, green) beans, soy beans, swiss chard, spinach, lettuce, (yellow, green) zucchini, (heirloom, orange, purple) carrots, (green arrow, sugaranne, sugarsnap, mixed)peas, (red, yellow, mixed)potatoes, dill, cucamelon, garlic, Read more about Garden 2019[…]

Farm Jam 2019

FARM JAM We had burgers, weenies, trout, salmon, potato salad, Mexican street corn salad, baked beans, amy’s dip, veggie, fruit and cheese platters and more! Cold water and juice machines! Sunday we had a few people come out for breakfast. We have 4 dozen farm fresh eggs, hash browns, Toast (done on the Rollertoaster courtesy Read more about Farm Jam 2019[…]

Farm Jam 2018

Farm Jam 2018 was smaller than usual but more fun than ever! There was a small group at Farm Jam 2018 this year, but a  lot of newcomers! We were happy to see Beth and Laurier(Sp?), Auntie Kate(from South Korea), Billie, Kendra, Cousin Danielle and family, cousin Gerry and family and of course all the regulars. Read more about Farm Jam 2018[…]

The Little Neighbour Boy Gets a Surprise Swarm

The surprise swarm that took Jeffs grainery by storm! In just 2 days honey bees had created a swarm on Jeffs exterior wall of his grainery. This isn’t the first time bees have been around before but never a swarm like this.  This time it was more of an adventure. Wanting to get rid of the Read more about The Little Neighbour Boy Gets a Surprise Swarm[…]

We Have Chickens!

We finally have our chickens! We drove to Chamberlin, Saskatchewan to get chickens and they stunk the whole drive back. I (Kelly) honestly didn’t realize they smelled so bad and all they do is poop! They have just finished molting So they look like garbage. We’ll see how the dogs get along with them. The Eggs May Read more about We Have Chickens![…]

Prairie Fires Are Raging This Year- 2018

Prairie Fires in Kannata Valley are Rampant It’s only May and the Prairie Fires have already started in Southern Saskatchewan. There are Fire bans in a lot of the RMs and most people are doing their due diligence to take care not to put their land at risk. Wascana Trails Fire – April 23 About 12 hectares Read more about Prairie Fires Are Raging This Year- 2018[…]

Farm Jam 2018- Be There Or Be Square!

ARE YOU READY FOR THIS YEAR’S FARM JAM? Hey friends and family, this year’s Farm Jam news.It will be the weekend of Saturday, July 28 of 2018. Our focus is jamming in the Quonset. No skill required but will be appreciated. Come up and play with our ad-hoc band. Bring your instruments or borrow ours. Beginners to Read more about Farm Jam 2018- Be There Or Be Square![…]