Early April – I picked fiddleheads in the pouring rain – they were the color of emeralds.
Late April – Molly and I loved our daily walks through the woods.
May – We found these tiny robin’s eggs in one of our sheds.
June – There were butterflies everywhere.
June – I made a different type and flavour of bread every three days.
Practising with my camera…
The buttercups were waist deep!
My girls helping with book club.
Late June – The farm started to provide fruit for all sorts of wonderful dishes.
Our yellow transparent apple tree in full bloom.
July – I used french sorrel in salads, soups and sauces.
Breakfast at the farm is magical.
Searching for tiny wild strawberries in the tall wild flowers.
Strawberry Minted Shortcake became a staple during strawberry season.
As soon as my sage was ready to pick, I used it constantly.
Late July – Dad had finished my raised herb garden with flagstone.
I was experimenting with buttermilk in all of my baking.
Our vegetable garden started to produce zucchini and continued to do so until the end of August.
I used every combination of herbs and citrus that I could imagine when grilling fish.
August – We took lovely cool walks in the woods and discovered long forgotten treasures.
Late August – Dad finishing the flagstone and granite back step.
Making pickles with little helpers.
One of my guests happily testing my new blackberry and lemon muffins.
I had raspberries, blackberries and mulberries all producing at the same time.
I baked my first blackberry pie.
September – Mom and I made mustard pickles together.
Cutting the hay for winter feed is a weekend long event.
There is nothing more peaceful than a walk through my pastures.
It was a wonderful summer.
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