Category Archives: Gardening

Window Garden & Mid-week Update

A few weeks back (or is it months now, boy does time just fly!), I had posted about us starting to tear down the kitchen cabinets. Although, the project has been put on hold to deal with a few more … Continue reading

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Learning to care…

Our daughter wants chickens. And she does so more than anything. She dreams of holding them and petting them. But her view of owning chickens was similar to owning cats. When you asked her “who will feed the chickens?”, she … Continue reading

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Warm and slow Sunday

We were on the road much of the day yesterday. A round trip to Montreal for a little bit of Christmas shopping and some time with my sister and our niece. We are so lucky to have little people that … Continue reading

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Polar vortex and staying warm

It is bitterly cold this week. The wind chill factor has brought the temperatures down to -6’C tonight (21’F) and tomorrow should be even colder with half an inch of freezing rain. The gusts of wind have been reaching 45 … Continue reading

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Little glimpses of fall

  Although most of nature is lush and green still, everywhere I turn, I see little glimpses of fall. We’ve been feeling it in the mornings and evenings for a while now : The shift in light, the warmer clothes, … Continue reading

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Saturday garden inspiration

Sharing a little glimpse of my garden that makes me happy. Wishing you a very peaceful day. How is your garden growing?

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Saturday garden inspiration

Sharing BIG GLIMPSES of my FUTURE GARDENS that makes me EXTREMELY happy. Wishing you a very peaceful AND BUSY day. How is your garden growing?

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{ This moment }

{ This moment } – A Friday ritual. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember.  If you’re inspired to do the same, … Continue reading

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Morning harvest

  How I love warm July mornings in the garden : Rainbow Swiss Chards, our first zucchinis, lebanese cucumbers, fresh garden sage for our meal tonight. Lemon verbana, flowering agastache and more calendula to dry for teas and balms. I … Continue reading

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Saturday garden inspiration

Sharing a little glimpse of my garden that makes me happy. Wishing you a very peaceful day. How is your garden growing?

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