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Christmas Market at Niemi’s

The winter holidays are coming up which means the return of holiday favourite activities such as building gingerbread houses, going to Christmas Markets, and visiting Santa. This year, you won’t have to travel all the way to the North Pole to visit Santa’s Village. Located in Mount Albert, just  45 min. drive from Toronto, Niemi’s…

Growing Marigolds In The Vegetable Garden

15 Reasons To Grow Marigolds In The Vegetable Garden French Marigolds (Tagetes patula) are an excellent plant to grow. They look lovely in planters, hanging baskets or ornamental beds or borders, but they can also be an excellent addition to your vegetable garden. In fact, they are ranked number one in our list of the…

March Break Children’s Camp

Looking for something for your 7 to 12 year old child to do this March break? 🤩 We have a very special 3 day camp 🌞 Weather dependent, we will 🌱 Bring a plant home to grow 🐓 Feed Chickens, watching the piglets get fed 🐑 Watch the baby lamb, and name our Baby Boy…

Celebrating Thanksgiving with our family on the farm

Happy Thanksgiving! We have day off on Thanksgiving… but it doesn’t mean that we are just sitting idle. First thing early morning we start with the feeding animals, then after that the kitchen gets busy mom and the girls each have their own ideas what they want to do for the special dinner. Meats are…

Niemi’s Christmas Market

Welcome to a magical Scandinavian Country Christmas in Mount Albert. Shop local vendor products, sip on hot apple cider, enjoy a steamy cup of hearty soup, and warm up by a toasty fire. Enjoy the twinkly lights and melodies of the season.  You will find lovely handmade crafts, Traditional Finnish Baking, Premium Ontario-grown Christmas Trees, & more!…

Summer at Niemis open Thursday to Saturday

Hot Summer Deals at the Farm Enjoy 30% OFF  so many beautiful plants for your home and landscape. Maybe it’s time to add some plants to the cottage gardens? Hours Update: We are now only Thursday to Saturday throughout the summer. When you stop by the farm, be sure to check out our little boutiques to…

Happy May

Niemi Family Farm News   Spring is here and it’s time to plant, our plants from Tomatoes to Lettuce, Annuals, Perennials and all the Herbs etc. are ready for you. We started heating our first greenhouse in the last days of the Feb. Seeding and transplanting almost everyday since and now you should see it,…

Time to plant seeds

Late spring is the optimal time to be planting vegetable seeds in Canada, but some vegetables are hardier and will survive better early in the season. These species are called ‘cool-season vegetables‘. Most cool-season varieties will not be affected by a light frost, so you can safely plant them in May or June.  

Springtime on The Farm

We had a great opening weekend! It was nice to see so many familiar faces again. We just celebrated four birthdays on the farm: Laura & Markus, Carolina and Katarina. Greenhouse News: During the week we are busy in our greenhouses, especially in the spring. So far we have made over 2000 hanging baskets!! In…

Winter at the Farm

We are enjoying our Farm life the fullest. Morning walks and cross country skiing on the fields and around the farm make our day even on the coldest day. We are expecting new lambs any day now and then more chicks are coming soon. so more eggs :).Animals; Sheep, Chickens and pigs are all doing…

Christmasland Family Experience

Come and enjoy a Scandinavian Christmas on our farm while sipping hot chocolate, surrounded by the smell of the wood-burning fire, with twinkly lights setting lovely atmosphere. We will have Santa in His Kota waiting for children and alike to greet them from little farther this Christmas. Bonfires are ready for you to roast perfect…

Heirloom Tomatoes

Possibly the most popular yellow heirloom variety of tomato, the Yellow Pear gets its name from its color and shape. This variety dates back to the 1800s and is a vigorous indeterminate. It produces generously with an abundance of small, yellow pear-shaped tomatoesthat are sweet, but mild in flavor.