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New Plants for the Front Garden

Work on the yard and garden has been a very slow process. The first summer we had the house we just sat back and watched what grew. In the fall I planted some bulbs and called it good. The second … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Backyard Mushrooms

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