Christmas Coloring Pages

You may use your imagination to create a variety of different Christmas scenes and scenarios using this fantastic assortment of free printables! As you complete these gorgeous colouring pages, this would be a wonderful opportunity to pull out your favourite vibrant colours and art supplies.

History of Christmas Trees

The history of Christmas trees goes back to the symbolic use of evergreens in ancient Egypt and Rome and continues with the German tradition of candlelit Christmas trees first brought to America in the 1800s. Discover the history of the Christmas tree, from the earliest winter solstice celebrations to Queen Victoria’s decorating habits and the…

10 Pumpkin Designs

Have a pumpkin and want to turn it into a masterpiece? In todays blog, I will motivate your imagination by providing 10 different pumpkin carving designs for you to try. PlanterMake your jack-0′-lantern right at home in your garden by filling it with soil and your favorite plants. It’s a great option for front porch…

Pumpkins with Charlie

Grow your own pumpkins

As Halloween approaches, The Secret Farm is usually preparing by growing a variety of pumpkins ripe for the picking. However, keen green fingers and pumpkin fanatics alike often ask – how are they actually grown? Below I have found a quick guide in which you can try you own hand at growing these ghoulishly vibrant…

How to harvest sunflower seeds

Not only are there many interesting facts about sunflowers, they also provide a variety of uses even after they have been cut. One of which is harvesting their seeds for either eating or re-planting. Here is what you need to know. CHOOSE THE RIGHT SUNFLOWER FOR HARVESTINGNot all types of sunflower are ideal for harvesting…

Tara Gillen Photography

Here at The Secret Farm, we continuously work hard to give you the best possible PYO experience. We also feel that everyone deserves acknowledgement whether you’re a staff member or visitor. During our PYO Pumpkin Patch 2021, a professional photographer attended our event and provided her services to capture the very best moments during the…

5 health benefits of carrots

Carrots have a magnitude of health benefits which is why they’re referred as a superfood. Here are only a few of their key advantages: 1. Rich source of dietary carotenoids As their name suggests, carrots are rich in plant compounds called carotenoids – these compounds accumulate in the root, the part we most enjoy eating. About 80…

6 tasty sweetcorn recipes

Sweetcorn is such a simple ingredient but can create some complex and wonderful dishes. Below are my favorite recipes found across the web. Chinese chicken and sweetcorn soup recipe Warm up with a comforting bowl of broth with this Asian-inspired chicken and sweetcorn soup recipe. Ready in just 20 minutes, it’s great for busy weeknights.…