Category Archives: Giggle worthy

Spring has Finally Arrived: Get Happy!

It’s officially spring! Whether you’ve realized it or not, your garden is already growing. The weather may still be cold and the winds unforgiving, but those strong spring performers are breaking ground and bursting out with renewed vigor. Now is the … Continue reading

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Birthday Wishes for Moore Love

Happy birthday to me! This past weekend I celebrated the passing of another year by doing a few of my favorite things. We indulged in afternoon tea at the Little White House in historic Fort Langley. The sweets and savory … Continue reading

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Just Another Plant Sale Convert

I have to detour my blog this week to do a little bragging. This is my daughter Elizabeth and she is flippin AMAZING! Not only is she a fun loving kid/soccer phenomenon, but she might just be a mini me. … Continue reading

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I Dream of Summer.

It’s been a tough spring.  Between the chill factor and the drenching rains we got off to a rather late start here in the lower mainland. For a while it seemed like only things growing were the weeds! As a … Continue reading

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The Goods!

This week I told you about my adventures at the VanDusen Gardens Plant Sale, but I didn’t tell you what all I brought home. Shame on me! So here’s the list, in no particular order! *Acer Griseum ‘Paper Bark’ Maple (that’s … Continue reading

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VanDusen Gardens Plant Sale: The Search for the Elusive Acer Griseum!

This past weekend was VanDusen Botanical Gardens annual plant sale. This well attended event brings over 10,000 gardeners into the garden each year to vie for unique and wonderful plants,  some 40,000 in total.  Although the sale didn’t begin until … Continue reading

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The Wild and Wonderful Split Personalities of Harrison Hot Springs

I escaped the lower mainland last weekend. A summer getaway with my mom, we found our way to Harrison Hot Springs. Chasing rainbows the whole way. As a city girl I have seen rainbows. Ours peek over Burke mountain, and … Continue reading

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VanDusen Gardens Annual Plant Sale: Plantaholics R Us!

Welcome back readers! It was a crazy weekend for the plantaholics in the Lower Mainland! Sunday was the much coveted VanDusen Gardens plant sale! A one stop shop for all you need to give your garden a boost for the … Continue reading

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Proven Winners: Outdoor Living Extravaganza!

Over the weekend, I made my way back down to the Seattle area for the Outdoor Living Extravaganza, a retreat and seminar with Proven Winners! I seriously debated not attending this event. My schedule has been crazy lately, with my … Continue reading

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NWFGS: The Dish & the Dirt.

After my whirlwind of pictures, here, here, and here, I thought we’d get a little closer. Cosy up with the blooms of the Northwest Flower & Garden show! I got to the show on the Friday, bright and early for … Continue reading

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