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A Romantic Walk in the Rain with my Sweetheart

Last week Michael & I visited Vancouver for the opening of Touch Wood at VanDusen Botanical Gardens. We enjoyed a wonderful evening of art, fantastic food and great company in one of the most beautiful gardens in BC. It was … 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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Heritage Garden Walk

Port Coquitlam has some truly beautiful gardens, and it isn’t hard to see why. Creativity is being nurtured here. Along Shaughnessy street, a spectacularly drought tolerant display of sedums and succulents mask an otherwise bleh gas station. Creating a patch … Continue reading

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A Pallet in Bloom

I have been known to be a little eccentric at times, so my husband has had a fare amount of practice keeping a straight face as I exult vigorously the details of a recent or evolving project. Even still, he … Continue reading

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Escape to the Garden!

When Rainy days look this good, who needs the sun! The swealtering heat of summer was set back to simmer this week, with a few days of peek a boo rain storms. Moments like this are best enjoyed in the … Continue reading

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The Shade Society Show & Sale: Illuminating the Shade.

Over the weekend I had the opportunity to see the Vancouver Shade Society’s annual show at VanDusen Botanical Gardens. I found myself completely enthralled in the finer details of the colourful foliage and fine quirky flowers. The shade garden has … Continue reading

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She Sells Sea Soil By the…..er, Pitt River.

  Yesterday while going about my regular weekend activities I received an awesome email from Amsterdam Greenhouses. They are regularly sending me fantastic emails and coupons, but this one make me jump for joy! Literally! Yes, that was me with a hop … Continue reading

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NWFGS: Visions of Spring, in Pink!

There were many beautiful gardens this year on display at the Northwest Flower & Garden Show. Many offering plants and blooms like you’ve never seen before! Some had large and bold modern designs, while other offered simple and serene plantings. … Continue reading

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NWFGS: If I Write You a Song in the Garden Tonight….

  One of the first gardens I saw when I entered the Northwest Flower & Garden Show was the brilliant and romantic display by Nancy Claire Guth of Artistic Garden Concepts & Van Zanten Landscapes. Instantly I was transported to a quiet nook … Continue reading

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A Winter Walk in the Woods.

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