Category: Garden

Post # 1994: Spring Gardening

For today’s post I give you a photo of the weekend’s gardening efforts – a lot of deck cleanup and new plants!

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Post #1980: This little frog is a bit of garden magic

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”

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Bloom!

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!

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In the Bookshed: Unlikely approaches

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”

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In the Bookshed: Recipes for Good Living

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”

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