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How to Winterize Your Equestrian Property

Though winter brings the holiday season, hockey, and lots of other joys, it also brings harsh conditions to your acreage. And if you do not properly prepare your property, come spring you may have all sorts of issues to deal with. 

After many years of country living I’ve developed a foolproof checklist for winterizing acreages. Ready to get start prepping your property for this winter? Check out the steps you need to take…

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The Definitive List of Fraser Valley Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes, & Other Halloween Activities!

It’s that magical time of year where our favourite tricks and treats come alive. I am of course talking about Halloween! And what would Halloween be without pumpkins patches, corn mazes, haunted houses, and other spectacularly spooky activities?

Ready to have some Halloween fun this fall? Check out my definitive list of Fraser Valley’s pumpkin patches, corn mazes, haunted houses and more:

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My Top 10 Favourite Wineries in Langley

The fall is a magical time here in Langley. We’re gifted with those sunny yet crisp days, the leaves turn wonderful shades of yellow, red, and gold, and everyone returns fresh from their summer holidays, ready to reconnect with their friends and family. And of course, this means that there is no shortage of wonderful fall activities!

One of my favourites? Visiting one of the many acclaimed local wineries around Langley. If you haven’t visited a Langley winery before, you’re in for a real treat. We have a large collection of incredible vineyards – meaning that for most of you, an afternoon trip to enjoy one of these wonders is just a short ride away.

Looking for some inspiration? Well thankfully as a longtime Langley resident, I have visited many of the local vineyards, and would love to share my favourites. So, without further ado, here is the list of My Top 10 Favourite Wineries in Langley:

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Eat and Shop Local with Langley’s Fall Farmers Markets!

One of the best parts of country living is having easy access to fresh, locally farmed food. There is something different about biting into a locally grown vegetable or cracking a fresh local egg. Not only does it taste better…it feels better too! Thankfully, here in the Langley area there is no shortage of wonderful farms and ranches producing terrific fruits, vegetables, and local dairy.

Looking to shop for local, farm fresh food this fall? Let us show you some of our favourite fall farmers markets in the Langley area:

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What You Need to Know About Watercourses

I believe most anyone would agree that one of the main reasons British Columbia is such a wonderful place to call home is its vast collection of natural beauty. From the lowland forests to the highest hills and mountains, the entire province is a seemingly endless collection of natural wonders just waiting to be explored.

This of course includes all the wonderful bodies of water that dot the landscape. Our pristine streams, lakes, and rivers only add to the amazing beauty that surrounds us. But it’s important to remember that these bodies of water are not just there to look at. Many also perform incredibly important functions in our ecosystem, serving as a home to various plants and animals, and well as acting as a watershed.
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Sponsorships & Community Support

Supporting Our Community

As a longtime Langley Realtor and resident, I am incredibly proud to have the opportunity to work with and sponsor many wonderful local causes and organizations. I truly believe that a community is only as strong as the support its members give each other, which is why my team and I strive to provide as much assistance as we can to these wonderful groups around Langley:

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August Events In Langley, BC

Your Guide to What’s Happening in Langley this August

While it may seem like summer has just kicked into full gear, it’s already that time of year where we start to think about sending the kids back to school, and the arrival of crisp fall days. Thankfully, there are still many ways to enjoy the warm weather while it lasts here in Langley.

Looking for something fun for you and the family to do this August? Well you’re in luck. We’ve scoured the newspapers and the web, and have put together a comprehensive list of some of Langley’s best upcoming events this month. Here are some of our favourites!

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What You Need to Know About Heritage Livestock

Acreage living has incredible benefits. Privacy. Space. Fresh air. And of course, plenty of room for all sorts of animals.

But not all farm animals are created equal. In fact, much of the livestock you will find today on commercial farms has actually been finely tuned over many generations to be of a specific genetic makeup. Often, these adaptations were encouraged by farmers to maximize their yield, be it eggs, meat, dairy, or offspring.
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Top 10 Trail Rides in the Fraser Valley

The Fraser Valley is one of the most beautiful places in the entire country. I know, I know – you may think this is a bit biased coming from someone who has called this place home for so many years. But having traveled far and wide, I can tell you without a doubt that the scenery across the valley is second to none.

Thankfully, you don’t just have to read about Fraser Valley’s beauty – it’s easy to get out there and see if for yourself! One of the best ways to explore this great area of the country is by horse.

If you’re looking for some quality time with two and four-legged friends and family, and want to explore Fraser Valley for yourself, we’ve got just the list for you. Below we’ve outlined our Top 10 Favourite Trail Rides in Fraser Valley. So pick a route and get riding!

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Manure Composting 101: Put that Horse to Work for You!

Anyone living on an acreage with horses knows just how much joy these creatures can bring. They make wonderful friends, are beautiful to look at, and are a great way to get around your property.

Those with horses also know that there is another – much less glamorous – “benefit” of owning these majestic animals…their waste. That’s right, today we’re going to talk about horse manure!

The average horse produces over eight tons of waste a year. Eight tons! But thankfully, horse manure is one of the easiest, most eco-friendly ways to turn your four-legged friends into gardening superheroes. And since you’re going to be cleaning their stalls anyways, why not put that waste to use, and create nutrient-rich manure in the process?

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