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Evening Garden Glow

As I stepped into the furthest corner of our garden this evening, I was greeted with lovely golden light filtering through the trees. The tasks of moving fence boards and watering suddenly became much more enjoyable in the late evening … Continue reading

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The 2016 Vegetable Garden

Being an absentee gardener is always a challenge. You never seem to be around at the right time to ward off pests or water the garden. Each year we learn a little more about what works and what doesn’t, and … Continue reading

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The Start Of Gardening Season

We’ve been traveling between the Gulf Islands and Alberta enough years now that we have finally started to understand the different times of year and when we need to get things done. For instance, digging into the ground in the … Continue reading

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February Crocuses

Last week, upon reaching the island, we drove down to Peter Cove North to take in the view before heading to our house . While walking back from the beach to our vehicle parked in the little cul-de-sac a bright … Continue reading

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Mini Mushrooms

I love shooting mushrooms. Perhaps it is because when you are young mushrooms are in fairy tales and stories of fairies and magic. These teeny tiny mushrooms were growing out of the staircase leading to our deck. Mushrooms tend to … Continue reading

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The First Daffodils of Spring

Most of Canada is still stuck in the depths of winter, however out in the Gulf Islands of British Columbia spring is in full swing. This past weekend of warm temperatures sent spring flowers into bloom. Each day more and … Continue reading

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My July Garden – Pender Island, BC, Canada

I thought it might be nice to do a walk through of our garden out on Pender. By the time July has arrived things are getting pretty dry due to the lack of rain making it a very different garden … Continue reading

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