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Green Flowers

Well I just about posted a “green” post up before the end of St. Patrick’s Day. I was hoping to have these bright and breezy green colored flowers up first thing this morning and then THIS happened. Anyways a 58 … 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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Broom or Gorse – the good, the bad and the ugly?

(****January 19, 2015 – editing the post to mention that the plant that I thought was broom, and had been referred to me locally as broom, is probably gorse. Thank you to Frances for sending me all the links on … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Wishing everyone a Happy New Year and all the best for 2015!

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Backyard Blackberries

Some along the fence. A huge jumble in the backyard. Many scratches and snags later ……….blackberry bran muffins.  

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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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A Spring Garden

(Please click on the images in the gallery to view full size.) Here are a few images of our garden from several weeks ago. I have to admit I love our garden, even though certain areas are in desperate need … Continue reading

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Spring Daffodils

Daffodil season on Pender Island is stunning. Daffodils are one of the few flowers deer choose not to eat, so while my tulips have been eaten right down to the ground, the daffodils around our house flourish. The lady who … Continue reading

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