Archives for Winter

Preparing for a Winter Move

One thing that has been made very clear throughout the last year is that Real Estate is an essential service. People are buying and selling all of the time, moving near or far to meet the needs of their circumstances. Just as people still need to move during a pandemic, people also need to move during the winter months. While it certainly is not the most favourable time to load up moving vans and carry heavy furniture, it isn’t always avoidable. The best we can do is plan ahead, and work as efficiently as possible. Here are some ways that
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Enjoying The Winter With Your Horse

Now that your barn is ready for the cooler months, it’s time to give yourself a break and fully enjoy some one on one time with your horse. Spending time with horses has proven to be very therapeutic for humans, and with the stress that we may be feeling throughout the pandemic and as we enter the winter season, we need all the good feelings we can get. Give some of the following activities a try and you may find that you and your horse will enjoy the winter months much more than anticipated!    Spend quality time Life is
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Preparing your Barn for Cold Weather

Transitioning and inspecting your barn between seasons is a sure-fire way to stay on top of any maintenance issues that could affect the functionality of your horse’s home. It also brings new opportunities to address changes that you can make, improvements to add and address any hurdles you may have to face in the future. To ensure your barn is ready for the cold that Canadian winter’s bring, Here are 5 ways to ensure your barn stays in excellent condition for the cold-weather season ahead. Clean Up Your Barn First things first, you want to make sure that your barn
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Beat The COVID-19 Blues with Lots of Winter Fun

We had no idea back in March that we would still be living with the COVID-19 at this time of the year. In the last few months, many of us have lost our jobs or have reduced hours or are still working from home. However, more businesses are now open, and schools and the children have adapted quite well. However, we are not anywhere near the old ‘normal.’  We can still not visit with family and friends and see our grandparents. Sadly, there is no light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel. As the days are getting shorter and
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Bringing Your Garden Indoors

Lady Byrd Johnson said that ‘where flowers bloom, there is hope.”  Now that the chill in the evening air hints at inevitable winter, this is the time to plan the indoor garden.  Why?  Because flowers really do bring hope for the middle of February and we will soon be aching to remember the warmth of the summer and promise of spring. Indoor gardens can also be used to decorate for the holidays, add fresh flavours to your meals, and give your air-tight home a wonderful fragrance of fresh, plant-purified air. You do not need a green thumb to keep an
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Winterizing Your farm

With the long and frigid days upon us, it’s important to start winterizing your barns and stables. Winterizing these structures is crucial to both the well being of your animals and outdoor equipment. It may seem daunting but it’s sure to pay off. Here are 5 steps to ensure you and your barn are ready for the winter. Cleaning This task may seem a bit out of place but it’s a crucial step in ensuring your livestock is as comfortable as possible, while being cooped up all winter. Start by removing old birds nests and cobwebs, from inside the barn.
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