Category Archives: Local Wildlife

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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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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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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A Walk by the Lake

The first Family Day in BC ironically landed on the 11th anniversary of my Father’s passing. We spent the morning over to Deer Lake in Burnaby. The site of so many fun family outings as a kid. Here my sister … Continue reading

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Beware of the Backyard Bears

Fall’s here in Port Coquitlam, and that means more than just the kids being back in school. It’s that time of year when the local bears start to pack away the food gearing up for their big winter sleep. This … Continue reading

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Queen of the Night: Now Playing at Coquitlam’s Inspiration Garden

I love taking a stroll through the Inspiration Garden at Town Centre Park in Coquitlam. On a recent visit through the gardens I had the opportunity to peek through their veggie beds with my lens. I admired their creative plantings, use … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Turf Wars!

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Wordless Wednesday: Downy Woodpecker

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Wordless Wednesday: He is Not Amused.

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