Category Archives: Children in the Garden

Just a Little Reminder

With one month to go until spring we’ve already started planning this summers garden. Seeds have been cluttering my desk for weeks, begging to get started. Well today’s the day! I’ve been pulling muffin trays and assorted plastic containers out … Continue reading

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‘Power Up’ for Spring!

While winter is still firmly entrenched in the Pacific Northwest, gardeners from across the region recently ditched their winter gear in favor of rain boots, a hot cup of Seattle coffee & 5 full days of Spring! There inside the … Continue reading

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May all your Christmas’ be Bright!

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Scare Yourself Silly at Art Knapp’s Funland! (Contest Alert)

Looking for a spooktacular activity for the whole family? Funland at Art Knapp’s has you covered! Opening this Friday the 13th, Funland is open from 9am daily, packed with even more activities for thrill seekers of all ages. I stopped by … Continue reading

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With Just a Touch of Pixie Dust: Building a Fairy Garden with Art Knapp’s

My girls are fairy obsessed. They are forever building little shelters & houses in my gardens using twigs & leaves and whatever spent flowers they can find. It’s all for the Fairies Mom. Oh, okay. If it’s for the fairies… … Continue reading

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Tomato Season has Arrived!

Tomato season has begun! Although in the coming weeks we’ll be swimming in this tasty summer treat, currently every ripened tomato has to be fought for, tooth and nail. In this case I did not come out a winner. I … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: The Terry Fox Library Gardens

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Bring Back the Orchestra

The other day I got into a good conversation with a friend about bees in the garden. We’ve been concerned about the decline in recent years. Both having witnessed that decline first hand in our own gardens. The noticeable drop … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Upside Down Strawberry Planter

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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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