Niki and Ian proudly boast their 90% food self-sufficiency. Their gardens occupy a good deal of their time and their evolving natural garden, says Niki, is becoming “a model for me as an aging gardener”. In 2002, they began to convert a horse operation into a vast array of vegetables, orchards, perennials and a rice paddy. Rare plants, innovation, solar power and education are important parts of what they do.
I spent some time at their place last week and had a lovely chat as well. they are so passionate and knowledgeable about what they do!
Here are a few shots…
To see for yourself, you can buy tickets for the Annapolis Royal House & Garden Tour by calling 902-532-7018 or online at the following link: https://historic-gardens-shop.myshopify.com/collections/special-events-bookings
House & Garden Tour Tickets are $30 at the door or $25 in advance. (Historic Gardens members can buy at a reduced rate of $25 any time).
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