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Summertime Gardening at Cabot Shores

Greetings Cabot Shores visitors and welcome to the garden blog. I’m Veronica from Toronto, Ontario: Cabot Shores Garden to Table intern for Summer 2015. During the tour of the gardens upon my arrival at the beginning of July, I was pleasantly surprised to learn that I’d be providing care, maintenance and love to 6 different …

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Garden to Table: Planting in the Snow

My name is Jilian and I am the Garden to Table intern at Cabot Shores. My role is to manage our gardens and work with our chef to help infuse our menu with homegrown ingredients. Despite the seemingly never-ending winter, our gardens are now in full bloom. We began prepping the outdoor garden in mid May, snow …

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Family Retreat – Action and Peace & Quiet!

Mums and Dads and kids spent the weekend exploring the many delights that Cabot Shores has to offer with an action… and stillness… packed schedule. After yummy self serve breakfasts, which catered admirably for everyone’s different preferences for getting up – early or a bit later, the morning offered the grown-ups the peaceful opportunity for …

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Coloradan sees her first Moose while snowshoeing!

(Yes, as of early May, there is still a bit of snow on Cape Breton, especially in the Highlands) My second day here at Cabot Shores, Nova Scotia; Dr. Paul took me on a snowshoe hike up the Indian Brook Falls North trail so that I could get a better sense of the area. It …

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Cabot Shores Kids

Cabot Shores is home to many kids activities.  Kids love exploring our abundant natural environment…. or how about some fishing…. Or attending an impromptu Birthday party – with cake, of course….. or dare to sleep in  a kid-size tipi…. ….Yolo board with captain Cosmo…. …..kayak with capt’n Cosmo….. ….or how about a game of pool …

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Champion Australian Surfer, Cold Water and Cabot Shores

Competitive surfing is not for the faint of heart. Cold-water surfing?… now that takes a special kind of courage. The kind that drives champion surfer, Sally Fitzgibbons, who visited Nova Scotia to test herself against the frigid water of the North Atlantic. We had the pleasure to host Sally, her Dad, and her documentary film …

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