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The Dandelion Wrangler

I’m ending this blog and starting anew. No good reason really, just a bunch of little ones. When I started this blog well over a year ago, the caption under the title read: The Antics of a novice gardener. I … Continue reading

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Happy Easter Weekend!

I just wanted to wish all of my readers a Happy Easter. Was the chocolate bunny good to you?

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Such a quick seasonal correction

Today was warm and inviting.Frankly it would have been rude not to go play in it. Yes, Mother Nature. We do remember you are firmly in charge.Of course your April fools joke was brilliant.Your so sneaky!We should have known you … Continue reading

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The first of the hyacinths

The Crocus’ are akin to the dimming of the lights before the production begins. They want you in your seats for the first act.The Hyacinths, dazzling in colours, and rich in smells draw you into to spring.Dressed and ready they … Continue reading

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Strange days..

The weather has been interesting the last few days. Yesterday was gorgeous and sunny,with a side of ferocious winds.I heard the winds were strong that small boats were being knocked around in English Bay.Right at the cusp of a mountain, … Continue reading

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Catching up.

So I’m a little behind. We had a power issue last week that zapped our server. I currently do not have access to any of my pictures, old, or just the one I hadn’t blogged with yet. So I waited, … Continue reading

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Sprucing up the pots

There something quite lovely about the nursery’s this time of year. There are usually only a few varieties of plants on their tables, but its the amounts of each and the colours that take your breath away.You cant help but … Continue reading

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Shining a little light on

The sun was pouring in this afternoon. While I may be kept inside with a sleeping baby, my feet did find their way to the patio. To peek at some plants that give me special joy.The Strawberry plants were enjoying … Continue reading

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The ever growing list.

Today I removed some of the dead shrubs. Worked the ground, and let the new growth prevail. Yet another corner of the garden revitalized.It was absolutely lovely outside. Warm and sunny. The kind of day where a light sweater gets … Continue reading

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Spring!

Spring has arrived…… Officially.All of the crocus’ are now blooming.Basking in the relatively beautiful first day of spring.I noticed just how much didn’t make it over this last harsh winter as I toured the garden today. Two California Lilacs. A … Continue reading

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