Today we applied a solution of Magnesium Chloride to minimize road dust. We did this last year and it was very effective. As anybody who visited Bare Oaks in the last week has certainly noticed, we also did a lot of work this week on the main road to improve drainage. About Magnesium Chloride: Unlike other dust control agents (e.g. Calcium Chloride) it: Generally does not cause skin irritation Is less toxic than regular salt or baking soda Does not damage plants (except if sprayed directly on the leaves — like any fertilizer) Will last the entire season with only one application An MSDS sheetRead More →

It’s finally starting to warm up and feel like spring. It’s great to see temperatures above freezing and to feel the sun regaining its cheery warmth that’s been missing all winter. Environment Canada is predicting sun for the beginning of next week with temperatures of  8-10ºC at the beginning of the week. But that also means we’re getting our yearly muddy road mess. So until the ground thaws and absorbs all that water or things dry up a bit, we have to close Beckett Circle to vehicles in order to prevent road damage. Of course, everyone is welcome to walk around everywhere but rubber bootsRead More →

The road to Beckett Circle is open Things have dried up nicely this week so we have opened the roads. Please drive carefully. There are still soft spots. And the roads may have to be closed again if we get a bunch of rain. Hot Tub It is still running well and still hot with nobody using it. A Hydro One supervisor was here today. They are working on the stray voltage problem but everyone is stumped. We hope to have a Hydro One truck at the park on Monday to check voltages at the pole. In the meantime we all wait…  Feel free toRead More →

It’s starting to feel like spring. The sunlight is beginning to regain that cheery warmth that’s been missing all winter. Environment Canada is predicting Sun for this weekend with temperatures of  10ºC on Saturday and 12ºC on Sunday. But with all that warmth and sun, we’re getting our yearly muddy road mess. So until the ground thaws and absorbs all that water or things dry up a bit, we are forced to close Beckett Circle to vehicles in order to prevent damage. Of course, everyone is welcome to walk around everywhere but rubber boots are definitely recommended!Read More →