Tomatoes! The magic begins as just another tray of dirt‏

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Just started ten varieties, six each. Sixty tomato plants; that’s not too many, right?! Four rows, ~100 ft total, should be maybe ok. Or maybe it will be a splendid over- abundance-jungle-like-catastrophe similar… Continue reading

Sunshine

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The bed construction work party was a huge success. 7 adults and 4 kids got together in beautiful weather and accomplished something wonderful. Thanks to Paul, Frank, Morgan, Brian, Loren, Molly, Luen, Alida,… Continue reading

Great food, beautiful walk

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The lunch at Nourish was stupendous.  I heartily recommend it. I had something called Roasted Roots – delicious!! A few of us went for a little walk afterwards in the gardens.  I like… Continue reading

Happy New Year of the Wood Sheep

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My little lamb and I are off to the Horticulture Centre of the Pacific for lunch and to catch up with our friends from the Shambhala Centre. Looking forward to it. A few… Continue reading

Seeding Madness

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I’m frankly out of control. The vision for this years garden has ballooned into something truly ambitious (more than usual) and so I am seeding as many different crops as I can. I… Continue reading

Firethorn ~ Pyracantha

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This thorny guy lives in our backyard.  The robins have been having a party on it for several days now, enjoying the berries. It’s a bright splash of colour in the otherwise green… Continue reading

Colourful potential

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Winter is a great time to re-evaluate.   Since the weather started warming up the kale has started to come back.  Last weekend we were able to weed, feed and dress the chard bed… Continue reading

Getting ready to work

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Got the baby on my back. Check. Now to go try and get some work done in the garden. Clean up and fertilizing time!! Wirelessly. ❤

Winter garden work

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It’s not really winter yet but I look forward to the winter solstice. The garden is a semi-disaster. The plus side is we still have fences up but weeds have taken over in… Continue reading

Baby food recipe book?! Thanks Auntie Vicki!

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We are going to use this one for sure. Oh! And introducing Aiden, born 9 Sept. As usual, I am slow to get back to blogging. Next spring, baby in tow, we’re going… Continue reading