Tag Archives: Port Coquitlam

The Chafer Challenge: Got Lawn?

There’s been an undeniable ugliness creeping through the Tri Cities this spring. Lawns across Coquitlam & Port Coquitlam have been pulled, dug, rolled, and thrown about. It is awful, and a tell tale sign of a European Chafer Beetle infestation. … Continue reading

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Eagle Spotting along the Pitt

I¬†took a walk along the Pitt River the other day with my camera. The skies were dark and brooding, which sounded just about perfect. I could do without the frequent bursts of rain, but nothing beats a moody skyline with … Continue reading

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Burke Mountain: Views from the Top

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A Lawn in Bloom

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Wordless Wednesday: You could stop traffic with that

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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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Wordless Wednesday: The Outlet Gardens in Port Coquitlam

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Updating your Garden with Benjamin Moore

Designer Dreams on a Shoe String Budget (This is a sponsored post. Some materials for this project were provided by Benjamin Moore, Tri City Paint & Decorating. All opinions are my own.) Ahh the life of the fiberglass planter. Once … Continue reading

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The Summer of Dahlias

We’ve had some fantastic weather this summer in Metro Vancouver. Soaking in more sun than usual. The tomatoes are plump, laden with fruit. The roses are in bud ready for yet another resurgence this summer, and the fall flowers are … Continue reading

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Sunset along the Pitt River

On the way home from a job early this week, I stopped along the Pitt River to enjoy a sunset on one of Port Coquitlam’s few sandy beaches. It was a beautiful sight! With a visit from a rather cheeky … Continue reading

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