Also along the front walk, we removed a few boxwood in front of our magnificent windows to repair the window sills. We have now planted a variety of plants, sunflowers, lilies, eucalyptus and a few others I forgot the names of. I am loving the color and the fresh breath that the front walkway now provides.
Just last weekend, Joseph’s Wayside Market in Naples, gave a away two free flats of vegetables to customer. Thank you! I was fortunate enough to pick up two varieties of heirloom tomatoes, brussel sprouts, straight neck yellow squash, eggplant and kale. Now, where to put them. With the help of staff, we cleaned out an area along the fence in our parking lot. we used some old bricks to build a bed and dumped four bags of manure and four bags of organic raised bed soil. Voila! A place for a vegetable garden. My first. I am hopeful, in no time, we will have a bounty of local vegetables we can use in our breakfast preparation. It doesn’t get fresher than that. Now just need to keep an eye on the critters that may be snacking on a healthy diet.
Just yesterday, Ethan and I spent four hours in the lower gardens. We weeded endlessly. Pulled out several plants and cut back others. And, we reset several a stone wall around the boxwood surrounding the magnificent locust tree. We built a small shed to house our outdoor cushions for the steamer chairs and the hammock. Now if I can only remember where I put the hammock.This week, we will work in the upper gardens off the other side of the Barn.
Finally, we are trying something new this year and have a fire pit. The fire pit is available to all our guests, but we do request that you bring your own firewood. We do have some on hand which you are welcome to borrow but will need to be replaced for our next guests. It’s been a little too warm for the fire pit these past few weeks, but I do imagine in the fall, when the colors pop, that it will get more use. Who doesn’t love a good fire? And, we may even have the makings of s’mores available.
The 1795 Acorn Inn Bed and Breakfast is a luxurious, Canandaigua Lake Bed and Breakfast. A romantic AAA Four Diamond Lodging located in New York’s Finger Lakes. The Inn is the only Bed and Breakfast in New York to received this prestigious award for 23 consecutive years. According to AAA, “Four Diamond establishments are upscale in all areas. Accommodations are progressively more refined and stylish. The physical attributes reflect an obvious enhanced level of quality throughout. The fundamental hallmarks at this level include an extensive array of amenities combined with a high degree of hospitality, service, and attention to detail.”
So, stay with us and don’t forget to schedule an in-room massage in our Hotchkiss Room, Bristol or Barn Suites. Additionally, chair massages are now available in all rooms. And don’t forget to check out our Packages Page for special value stays. We have a wonderful Free Weeknight Package in May and June every year. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you soon.
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