Category Archives: Children in the Garden

Nasturtiums, Scarification and other Fun with Preschoolers!

I spent the morning planting nasturtium seeds with my youngest’s Preschool class. This was my first workshop, and I was nervous. All the goofy grins and eager questions from the kids helped. I got over my nerves, and jumped right in. We … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Digging Out at Colony Farms

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Create your own Rubber Boot Planter for Earth Day!

It’s Earth Day, and I’m doing my part to think green when putting together my spring planters. Recycling some cutie pie rubber boots from the depths of our hall closet I created something new and fun for my garden. The … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Walking in Her Shoes

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Following the Bunny Trail

We chased the white rabbit all through VanDusen Gardens this past weekend and saw some amazing sights while on the hunt. Unfortunately we never caught up to him, but we did run into Philbert, much to the kids delight. Along the way … Continue reading

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A Hippity Hoppity Weekend in Store!

It’s a beautiful and sunny long weekend here in Port Coquitlam and my kids have their Easter baskets primed. Tomorrow we’ll be joining families from across the Lower Mainland for one of the most wonderful Easter traditions, the Great A-Mazing … Continue reading

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NWFGS Container Round Up: Contain This!

Continuing on our journey through the Northwest Flowers & Garden Show, we come to one of my favorite subjects; Planters, the planted and containers with wow! Throughout the show there were many inspired designs and creative and re purposed planters that caught … Continue reading

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This is not your Average Suburban Lawn

This past weekend Vancouver was submerged. The rain pelted the lower mainland with a Pineapple Express passing through the region. It was absurdly wonderful. Yep, the gutters were not able to cope and a new drainage project emerged. It broke through the … Continue reading

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Investigating Spring

Has Spring Sprung? Today was one of the most beautiful days we’ve seen in a while.  Blue skies with just a hint of clouds. A little outdoor adventure was in order. A favorite gal pal and I made a day … Continue reading

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Growing with Home Harvest Farms

February is full of potential. Here on the cusp of spring everything is still possible. The to-do list is ever expanding, and the unrealistic still seems, well….. realistic. Your spring cleaning plans? They hold a high probability of completion.  Painting the … Continue reading

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