Henri - works for the Municipality of Saanich as a gardener. As a chef,
Henri enjoyed trying different herbs in his cooking. To do this he often
had to grow the herbs himself. This lead to the love of herbs and the discovery
of the many uses. He enjoys making up new recipes with the herbs he grows.
Pat - is a retired Registered Nurse. She manages
most of the gardens at home. Her combined experience in the hospitals
and the garden led to the development of a variety of useful items.
These include a variety of non-allergenic soaps, a hand balm that soothes
the skin and scented items to help insomnia and headaches.
The herb garden is composed of many little "rooms";
a new discovery can be made around each corner.
The gazebo in the front
yard is a peaceful place to smell the herbs and
watch the bees, birds and butterflies.
Sir George Trincamale, the
distinguished Llama, guards his "girls"
the North Country Cheviots, and a gentle guardian
he is. These pictures were left on the web page
as a memorial to the wonderful flock of sheep that were attacked and killed
by dogs. Looking at these pictures put a smile on our face and we hope that
those that have visited the farm will also remember them with fond memories.
Four years later George also died, still missing his
Though mostly herbs, this garden looks like one you
would find in an English countryside.
Peony Flower : Did you know that the peony is a herb? There
may be many surprises in store for you.
A twin seed labyrinth was created on the farm in 2007.