June,… What’s New On The Farm?

Well, we can’t say we had a beautiful Spring this year: All seasonning planting and harvest were delayed by about 3 weeks due to the rain and cold days! We finally managed to make our hay (almost at the end of June!). Our son came to help us to put all the hay bales (44)…

May,… What’s New On The Farm?

This year, Spring is really long to arrive. We are at the end of the month and we still have not planted our vegetables in the garden! And our neighbours are very anxious about their sowing as a lot of fields are still really soaked (tractors can’t come in) . As our growing season is…

April, … What’s New On The Farm?

That’s it, we can finally see the grass. The snow has melted. at last! At the beginning of the month, we had another snowstorm and freezing rain. Then the weather warmed up. Our daffodils bloomed. Now there is lots of rain and since we had lots of snow this year, the rivers and lakes are…

March,…What’s New On The Farm?

We had more snow this month. But you can see that winter is finally coming to an end. I had a nice walk with the dogs it was still cold enough that I could walk easily on the snow. But now temperatures are rising and the snow has started to melt. Our crocuses along the…

January,…What’s new on the farm?

At the beginning of January, as you can see we still had just a little snow in our fields. Then we had some freezing rain. The reflection of the sun in the ice is really magical: it looks like the trees are filled with diamonds. And last weekend it was extremely cold. See the picture…

November,…What’s new on the farm?

We can say that winter arrived earlier than expected. At the beginning of the month, the goats were still grazing the little bit of grass left in the pastures.  One morning we even had the chance to see a beautiful rainbow! Then the cold weather arrived slowly with hard frosts (minus 10°C). And mid-November brought…

October,… What’s new on the farm?

The weather this month was quite calm, there weren’t any big thunderstorms, no huge winds and the temperatures began dropping slowly. We had some real frosts (down to minus 5) several times. The trees have lost almost all their leaves. The geese continue to visit on their way south but in smaller numbers. This time…

September, …What’s new on the farm?

Fall is here!! The geese are back. The mornings are foggy. The trees are slowly changing color and temperatures have started to fall! Earlier this month we sheared our Angora goats. Here are some pictures of them before and after. Fortunately, we were able to do it while we still had warm nights (above 15…