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Pebble and Fern Market Garden

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Fantastic experience

The owner/operator showed us around her 2 acre property next to the ocean. She had transplanted... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
glyn h
A miniature Findhorn

On a delightful grey day in August we visited this little garden, growing impossible well in this... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Peggie F
Raleigh, North Carolina
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11 Cypers Lane, Nova Scotia B0E 3C0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told about this garden and market by our waitress at the Arichat Seafood Market so we wanted to check it out. When we got there 2 sisters were also arriving and the owner walked out to meet us and then gave us a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

The owner/operator showed us around her 2 acre property next to the ocean. She had transplanted herself to this remote house from Saltspring Island B.C. and is renovating and designing her property. She has been able to apply her knowledge of growing many kinds of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank glyn h
Reviewed 27 August 2018

On a delightful grey day in August we visited this little garden, growing impossible well in this northern clime. The soil is so richly amended that the vegetables and herbs grow earlier and larger than those of other gardens in the area. The guide is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Peggie F
Reviewed 4 March 2018

When we went to Nova Scotia we didn't think there would be much other than seafood until we found this wonderful little market garden. The whole week we stayed there we just kept coming back for more. One night we bought a salad and it...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

On an island, off an island, off another island. Very beautiful part of Cape Breton. Fascinating garden, very informative informal tour, great passion here. Salads are so pretty you want to frame them instead of eating, full of edible flowers and interesting tastes and textures....More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Patti M
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

This garden as well as the group of people who run it are awe-inspiring. They are extremely skilled in what they do, creating beautiful flowing gardens with not much more than rock to work with. It is great for children and adults alike, there is...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Katrina C
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This garden is amazing! It covers a hillside with giant vegetables, artichokes, peas and fantastic curly onions. It's decorated with fun yarn creations. It's worth a stop!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank BeebzAbroad
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Beautiful gardens with an unbelievable selection of plants. Creative displays and natural products to take home make it a must to visit.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Mississauga-Chick
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The Pebble and Fern is a vegetable, herb and flower work of art. It is unlike any other garden I have seen, seeming to grow effortlessly, its curved planting beds following the shape of the rocks beneath them. Despite the harsh conditions on Ile Madame...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank miri d
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Amazed at the variety of EVERYTHING they are growing here. Rhubarb bigger that I have ever seen. Artichokes growing, didn't know that was possible so far north. How lucky are the residents of the island to have this treasure to grace their tables! Crocheted banners,...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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