For today’s post I give you a photo of the weekend’s gardening efforts – a lot of deck cleanup and new plants!
Someone left a frog on the edge of our front yard pond and for a moment this morning, my partner thought it was a real frog. Hooray! Isn’t that a little bit of fun 🙂 The pond is very small, but it is a… Continue Reading “Post #1980: This little frog is a bit of garden magic”
Left this morning for a quick trip to our property outside Princeton, but before I did I noted that the warm weather in Vancouver forced the peonies into full, brilliant bloom. My blueberries are going like gangbusters too!
Kiss my Aster, Amanda Thomsen 2012 This is probably one of the most fun gardening books I’ve come across in a very long while – “a graphic guide to creating a fantastic yard totally tailored to you” which incorporates amusing drawings and humorous commentary… Continue Reading “In the Bookshed: Unlikely approaches”
The Four Season Farm Gardener’s Cookbook, Barbara Damrosch & Eliot Coleman 2012 This book has been sitting on my kitchen counter over the winter months, tantalizing not only the fresh-ingredients cook in me, but also the gardener. A two-in-one book, the first half of… Continue Reading “In the Bookshed: Recipes for Good Living”