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(519) 662-3165

1041 Christner Rd, New Hamburg, ON N3A 3K7, Canada

Store Hours: Wednesday-Friday 9-5:30

Saturday 9-12


July 29, 2019

It seems I've fallen far behind on my plant posts! Today I'll cover 4 more plants in the series, with another post or two coming in August.

Buttonbush, Cephalanthus occidentalis

Native Shrub

Light: shade to part shade

Soil: moist to wet

Height: up to 12 feet

Bloom Time: June...

March 6, 2019

It's time to share another set of pollinator plants with you. This month I'll do two posts in one, or 8 plants, since I missed posting Pollinator Plants: February.  You can read our first post here if you need to catch up. In the meantime, I'll continue with the "B" po...

January 31, 2019

Today is the beginning of our Pollinator Plants Series, where I’m going to share four of our favourite pollinator plants with you each month until I have made it from A to Z! This first post includes a bit of an intro and 3 tips for selecting plants for pollinators to...

January 12, 2019

Yesterday we made delicious oatmeal chocolate chip cookies and enjoyed several while still warm from the oven! Erika modified the original recipe to include honey, flaxseed and spelt flour for a healthful and scrumptious cookie.

Yield: about 11-12 medium/large cookies


January 2, 2019

This year we’re getting to our season newsletter on time, despite the season being equally busy!

Our spring began with Erika & I arriving home from our working holiday in Tasmania to the unexpected shock of a cousin passing away.  Time marched on, and the happy news of...

June 8, 2018

While the excitement of the first rhubarb of the season may be over, there is still time to share this delicious alternative to lemonade with you! 

You will need: 

rhubarb ~ 8 cups, chopped in cubes

rosemary ~ 1 cup finely chopped

honey ~ 1 cup



Once you've h...

May 11, 2018

After trying this honey roasted feta recipe I had to share it with you! It is delicious with toasted sourdough bread, pickled beets, beans and sauerkraut, nuts and anything else you can think of adding to your platter. 

You will need:

~1 8oz slab of feta, blotted dry

~2 T...

April 16, 2018

As I write this, it is a cold and damp Monday morning, a weekend of freezing rain just past. One more week, the newspaper says, until a "glorious warm spring" starts up properly. So, one more week to fix the leak in the fuel tank of the bee truck, finish building bee e...

March 8, 2018

This delicious winter blues latte is easy to make and even easier to drink! For two large mugs, you will need:

-1 can coconut milk or equivalent in almond or cashew milk

-2 large spoonfuls of creamed Turmeric Ginger honey with Cayenne and Black Pepper

-extra pinches of tu...

March 7, 2018

With this wintry weather we're having today it seemed the perfect time to share the marshmallow recipe we tested out a couple weeks ago!! These are a great treat to top off a latte or hot cocoa made with one of our flavoured pumpkin spice, turmeric ginger or cocoa hone...

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