“Be yourself.”                     “Everyone else is already taken.” Oscar Wilde                                        

Memories of Springtime


Somewhere Over the Mountain

Somewhere far away on the north side of small mountain is a land filled with all sorts of magical possibilities. A large and very beautiful garden lays resting beneath a covering of soft white snow…                   Experience a glimpse of this wonderland…           […]

Old Horse Snow Horse

Each day the little girl comes to visit Old Horse as he stands sentry to the hidden entrance of the Home Place Fairies winter chambers.                   The little girl brings him fruit and carrots. She pats him and laughs as he nudges her in greeting. Old Horse […]

Little Bit of Summer in the Pit House

Attached to our barn we have a pit greenhouse.                   Our so called Pit House is a greenhouse buried 8 feet into the earth with a southern facing glass roof.         A wonderful haven where magic happens all year long.         […]

Home Place Fairy Tales

Fairy Tales are true stories that maybe never happened…                  

Summer in Maine

Every garden is a Fairyland.                                                                                                     […]

Jack Frost

  Recently our vintage 120 year old glass greenhouse became a magnificent backdrop for a talented artist.               A playful prankster who finds great fun in nipping noses, ears and fingers as well as an enormous amount of satisfaction and delight in painting ice patterns on lucky window panes. […]

Beyond the Mountain

                  When the snow falls my granddaughters ask me,” Nana where do the fairies go”. Children have been asking that question for generations. Here is a wonderful little poem written in 1917 and published in her book “Beyond The Mountain” by Sarah Stokes Halkett that asks the […]

Memories of Summer

Which way to Fairyland?                   That all depends on how much you believe in Fairies.             And how much you believe in possibilities.             Also how adventurous and imaginative you are.             […]