Flower Hill Farm Bed & Breakfast Retreat

P.O. Box 454, Williamsburg, Massachusetts 01096
Innkeeper(s): Carol Duke
  • Downstairs Queen Bedroom

    Downstairs Queen Bedroom

  • Downstairs Living Room

    Downstairs Living Room

  • Upstairs Queen Bedroom

    Upstairs Queen Bedroom

  • Upstairs Dining Nook

    Upstairs Dining Nook

  • View of Retreat from Gardens

    View of Retreat from Gardens

  • View of Retreat from North Field

    View of Retreat from North Field

  • Studio Queen Bed and Claw-foot Tub

    Studio Queen Bed and Claw-foot Tub

  • Upstairs Balcony

    Upstairs Balcony

 

Beauties of the Night ~ Barred Owl 25 Jan 2015, 11:59 am

Barred Owls, Strix varia, may have been howling and hooting as year-round residents of this hillside in Western Massachusetts for more than 11,000 years. Fossils of their species, that many years old, have been uncovered in Florida, Tennessee and as far north as Ontario. These raptors of night are typically hidden in layers of darkness […]

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Beauties of the Night ~ Cecropia Moth 13 Aug 2014, 10:13 am

Last September, a fellow Lepidoptera enthusiast, Tor, had given me a remarkable gift. Several twigs with Cecropia Moth cocoons attached. When I placed the leaf coated, brown silky cocoons all together in a pewter pitcher, I had a uniquely created cocoon bouquet.  Most bouquets quietly die over days or weeks but not this one. Set in a […]

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Beauties of the Night ~ Luna Moth 25 Jul 2014, 7:35 pm

   There is beauty hidden within darkness. Beauties of the night are curious creatures and none more than the stunning Luna Moth. We humans are creatures of habitual repetition and it is a reliable assumption that by nightfall most people are indoors with lights on and doors closed to the outside world. When we accidentally or […]

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White-tailed Deer ~ Doe and Fawn 16 Jun 2014, 5:25 am

 The gardens at Flower Hill Farm Retreat hold much more than just plants, shrubs and trees. Every day when I walk out into the gardens I never know what surprises await me. On June 4th I was walking down into the south field to check the Tree Swallow house when I heard a familiar yet strange […]

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