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

 

Butterflies in the Gardens 16 Mar 2015, 8:16 am

Flower Hill Farm Families of Butterflies from 2014 — There were many butterflies in the gardens of Flower Hill Farm in 2014 but there were varied species missing too. I missed each butterfly like a dear friend who moves away and will not be around to share the apple blossoms or champagne lunches. For now, I […]

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Metamorphosis of Butterflies from 2014 7 Mar 2015, 5:45 am

The Metamorphosis of Butterflies from 2014 came together from my finally digging through archives of Flower Hill Farm photographs from last summer. Witnessing the metamorphosis of butterflies is a treasured ritual I share with thousands of other individuals who hold dear these remarkable beings. Raising butterflies nourishes my imagination and opens it to change and an ever present sense of wonder. Hour by hour […]

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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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