Subtitles section Play video Print subtitles Hi Bob the Canadian here. A while ago I did a video where I gave all of you guys a tour of my farm. But it was way back in the early Spring, and I said during that video that I would give you another tour later in the year. Well, today's the day. We're gonna have a look at the farm, and while we're looking at the farm I'll try to teach you some words and phrases to help you learn English. So on our farm we grow what's called “cut flowers”. The flowers that you see here are called zinnias and we harvest the zinnias when you harvest a flower it means you go out and cut them. And we bring them into our barn where my wife spends a lot of time putting the flowers into bouquets, and we sell the bouquets at a local market. I'll get a little closer here. This type of zinnia is called, “Oklahoma” and it's a small pink flower as you can see and it's very very beautiful. One of the places where we sell our flowers is on a wagon that we have along the road. If you look out this way you'll see the road, and people drive in during the day, there's not a lot of flowers out here right now, and they'll stop in and they'll buy flowers from us. I'm not sure if you've noticed but you can kind of hear a little bit of thunder in the background. If you look that way you'll see that the sky is very very very dark. And we're expecting a little bit of rain possibly this afternoon. So hopefully I can get this video done before, before that rain comes. So I'm out in the other part of the farm, oh I'm not sure did you see my hat today? It says, “Canada” on it, because I'm Canadian. I'm at the other half of the farm today and I'll turn the camera around in a sec and let you see what I'm looking at here. In this bed we have some more zinnias. There's also plants in this bed that we would call, “weeds”. So a weed is this type of plant, a weed is plant that grows and you don't really want it there. I'm not sure what the word for weed is in your language. We have lots of flowers, but we also have lots of weeds. These flowers here are called, “Sweet William” There another flowers that's quite popular when we sell our flowers at the market. It has a beautiful colour. And I'll take you over this way and we'll look at another flower, I'll show you this side first, these are called, “Lisianthus” and lisianthus are just a beautiful flower. They look a little bit like a rose. This is Jen the Canadian, she's the main grower, and those of some flowers that she grew. Just gonna stop for a moment and let you have another look at the sky behind me. You can see that it's quite dark. I think it's gonna start raining probably in about half an hour. I think we're gonna get quite a downpour. A downpour is when you get a lot of rain all at once. So it will be pouring rain in about half an hour and I'll make sure I come outside and shoot some video of that. We grow quite a few sunflowers on our farm, but the way we grow them is pretty unique. Let me, let me give you a just a quick look. So this is a row of sunflowers, and these sunflowers were planted a few weeks ago. And as I walk along you can see that every two weeks we plant sunflowers, so these were planted even longer ago. They're a little bigger. You can see that these sunflowers, the leaves are even bigger yet, and we're gonna move over to the next growing area. These sunflowers are even bigger yet, so they're even a little older. And as we move you'll start to see the sunflowers that are blooming. Now I need to get around to the other side because you can't quite see how beautiful this is. These sunflowers are just super happy and kind of looking at you. So it's kind of fun. It's a really great place to take a picture. I should do that for a sec. So here I am, just kneeling in front of the bed of sunflowers. You can kind of get a sense of,... they just make people happy. I think sunflowers are the flower that make people the happiest. So we really really like growing them. Normally we don't let them open this far, but we have too many this year. We have too many sunflowers so we can't harvest them fast enough to sell them all. So just another look at the, at the sky behind me. It's really starting, really starting to turn black now. Not sure when the rain will start but we'll see. I'll kind of give you a sense of some of the other things we grow you can see all of this green behind me. This is something we call, “Broom Corn”. Now we don't brooms out of it. You know a broom is something that you use to sweep, but this is broom corn. And the end, when you take the seeds off you can use it to make a broom. We primarily use it to put in bouquets as well. People really really liek having them in bouquets. There was just a really really big lightning strike behind me. I think I should probably get inside now. Ok. Here comes the rain. So you can hear it on the roof. You can see my wife Jen the Canadian running by. You can see the big drops coming. In a minute I think I should probably run to the house. Yeah. I should probably get going sooner than later. If you look in the distance you can still, woah, I'm kicking things. If you look in the distance you can still see trees, you can see drops on my shirt. I'm not sure if it's stopping or not but I'm gonna, I'm gonna make a run for it. Aaaaaaah! Ha! Ha! Haaah! Ok. I'm safe. We can watch. And we'll just let the rain come. Bob the Canadian here. Thank you so much for coming and having a video tour of my farm. Don't forget to click the like button below. Subscribe if this is your first time here. And this was really fun to make. I look forward week's video. Next week's video I think I'm gonna look at how to ask for directions or how to find someone that you're looking for. So look for that next week. Anyways. Bob the Canadian here. Have a great day. This was really fun to do. Bye!