Welcome To Canadian Country Woman!
My name is Sara, and this site has come about as a result of my love for the simpler things in life. Within these pages you will find everything from gardening information and tips, through cooking, baking, and preserving to photos I have taken. Who knows, I might even throw in some local stories and legends too!
So please make yourself at home. Browse through the site, join other country friends on the blog, and feel free to write at any time.
Gardening Tips & Information:
Fountains: Indoors & Out
Custom Water Fountains - Unique, stunning, world-class fountains. From tabletop to large outdoor masterpieces.
World-Famous artist: Nayer Kazemi fountains - some of the most gorgeous, hand-crafted, table top fountains in ceramic, copper, slate, & bamboo that you will ever see!
Water Wonders! Spectacular, unique Water Wonders fountains are hand crafted utilizing copper, natural slate, pebbles, glass and gorgeous river stones. Available in tabletop, floor-standing and wall-mounted styles, each one is perfectly designed for the utmost in elegance and beauty as well as having magnificent water sounds.
- Art Matters Using natural materials like copper, stone, ceramic, and river rocks, these magnificent, uniquely artistic, hand crafted tabletop water fountains will beautify any environment in your home or office, and mesmerize you with their stunning grace and soothing water sounds. Any of these fountains in your home or office will bring you years of soothing joy.
- Wall Fountains and Indoor/Outdoor Waterfalls - indoor wall fountains and outdoor wall waterfalls are magnificent in every way. They look stunning, they make a unique dramatic statement wherever they are placed. Plus, they are all hand crafted, using such materials as copper, slate, pebbles, stainless steel, glass, fiberglass, and stones. Practically maintenance free!
- Outdoor Fountains & Garden Water Features enrich your environments with soothing, mesmerizing water sounds that range from gushing waterfalls to babbling brooks. Many can also be used indoors.
- Floor Fountains and Standing Waterfalls
Insects & Garden Pests:
- Natural Bug Sprays: How to make natural bug sprays & non-poisonous animal repellants. Includes recipes for pesticides & insecticides, and some safe, humane products to deter animals as well as intruders from entering your yard.
- Companion Planting - chart of compatible plants; prevent insects & disease.
- Pest & Disease Control
- Here's how you can work with nature to control pests and diseases, and enjoy a healthier garden and harvest.
How to grow Fruits & Vegetables:
- Tomatoes: Grow tomatoes in your garden or on your patio. Includes everything from starting your tomato seedlings through transplanting, growing, pests, diseases, & harvesting.
- Asparagus: one of the first delicacies of the spring garden.
- Salad Greens: how to grow lettuce and mixed greens. Includes some creative recipes & more.
- Kids Gardens: Here are some fun ideas for the little gardener in your life.
- Fairy Gardens: Let your imagination create beautiful, delicate hiding places for the wee folk. As simple or as intricate as your imagination desires, Fairy Gardens bring joy to everyone.
- Mean Plants: Bored with the usual? Carnivorous plants offer a fascinating,
- Japanese gardens for North Americans
- Japanese garden designs - The artistry of Japanese garden designs. What to consider when planning your Japanese garden design. Beautiful photo examples.
- Landscaping with rocks - stone landscapes in Japanese gardens. The meanings, myths, and uses of rocks in Japanese stone gardens
- Japanese garden decor
Special items for your Japanese garden decor. Stone lanterns, granite basins, rain-catching stones all add to the overall theme.
- Garden Bridges
Fine examples of special garden bridges for your Japanese garden. Covered bridge, moon bridge, drum bridge, stone and log bridges, and 8 fold path bridge. Suppliers available.
- Japanese Tea House
Photos of a Japanese tea house, plus online source for 40+ varieties of organic, loose leaf and fair-traded tea.
- Japanese Garden plants - plant database
An extensive database of Japanese garden plants. Grouped by use, size, special features, etc, for easy searching.
- Famous Japanese gardens in North America - Extensive lists of extraordinary Japanese gardens in your area.
** SHOPPING SPECIALS **
- Outdoor Furniture - elegant natural additions to your home or garden. Cedar, Birch, Cypress & more...
- Natural home decor - Transform your home into a refuge of health & serenity.
- Shopping Favorites - Comfy, top quality, all-time Favorites for home, hearth, yard & garden.
- The Hearth Collection - cozy hearth accessories for those cold winter nights.
- Eco-Living: luxurious organic cotton sheets & towels, solar garden lights, composting equipment and more!
Enjoy more berries than ever before and a longer growing season too! This fool-proof strawberry planter with built in water reservoir protects your berries from pests and mold and helps your plants produce more berries. Ideal for herbs & flowers too!
More containers of all sorts
Deluxe Seed Starting Kit:
Grow hundreds of seedlings with this foolproof deluxe kit.
At the heart of this complete kit is the High-Top Propagator, a superior seed- starting tray with an extra roomy dome for tall seedlings and twin vents to release excess heat and moisture.
Custom Building Plans
e-Plans For Cabins, Garages, Small Homes, Green Houses, Workshops, Playhouses & Sheds
Mini Garden Shed (Downloadable Plan)
Free Building Plans: all downloadable pdf files
You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to see these pdf building files. Download it now if you don't already have it... It's Free.
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