Category Archives: Front Garden

Greetings from the way-way back machine!

I have had two posts stuck in the tubes for over a week. I wanted to take you for a walk through my neighborhood, so you could enjoy the lush greens of a coastal temperateĀ rainforestĀ in the dead of winter. See … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Hanging with the birds!

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Wordless Wednesday: Remembering Warmer Days!

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Harvest Dinner: Cherry Tomato & Onion Tart!

It’s harvest time, and I’m swimming in cherry tomatoes! So when my family was invited to a friends for a Harvest Dinner, I knew exactly which ingredient we would incorporate into our dish. I scoured the internet for an interesting … Continue reading

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What Tomorrow Knows.

It can’t help but feel like summer in this sizzling heat. Water parks and sunscreen are still everyday fare. Heat waves like this in mid September are unusual here in beautiful BC. While many plants in the vegetable garden are … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Hot Chocolate!

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I spy with my little eye……

In these late summer days, I’ve been spying a lot of wildlife in the garden. Birds, bugs and bees of course, even deer! Located directly at the base of Burke Mountain we are lucky enough not to have these majestic animals regularly munching on the garden. They are quite a handful to those who live across from the forest edge. Continue reading

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Guilt Free Chocolate.

Chocolate Cosmos has always been a staple in my garden. It’s dreamy, chocolate brown, uber delicious, fragrant flowers, are a beautiful contrast to the hot and colourful swaths of blooms mingling in my curbside plantings. This full sun diva is … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Whisper’s of Summer’s Breeze.

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Wordless Wednesday: A Fierce Predator, & Gardener’s Friend. The Intriguing Life of a Lady Beetle.

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