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Doughnuts and peas

Well now – “Doughnuts and peas” has to be among the weirdest titles that I have come up with, and believe me, while it is easy to come up with weird titles, it is often hard to come up with … Continue reading

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Pretty in my garden

I would never plant roses but I do try to take good care of the rose bush that refuses to die despite my good care largely involving ignoring it and hoping that it will go away and be replaced by … Continue reading

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And in my garden…

The highly anticipated package of seeds arrived yesterday and I am wasting no time to get them going in my new to me mini greenhouse. The greenhouse is something that I have wanted for a long time but was not … Continue reading

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A dirty girl project

That’s dirty girl as in I was covered in dirt after shovelling, spreading, raking and then seeding what was once a gravel driveway. It was a lot of work but well worth it as I am creating some cooling green … Continue reading

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A bit of blue for my green space

  Over the past years I have been rehabilitating the area between the house and the garage – what was once a dry and dusty gravel driveway/parking area and is becoming a cool and wonderful area with one vegetable garden, … Continue reading

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Anything but formal

Funky, fun, functional and frivolous are four words that could be used to describe my garden area. Heck, they’re many things, almost anything but formal. A nice piece of log is home to my little watering can, one of my … Continue reading

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Why I won’t

This year I have decided not to adorn the house with hanging baskets full of beautiful flowers. Nope – none. I do enjoy seeing the pretty flowers, but here’s why I won’t have any this year. Water. It’s all about … Continue reading

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In my garden

I was not certain if I was using the word garden correctly so I turned to Google and checked. “A garden is a planned space, usually outdoors, set aside for the display, cultivation, and enjoyment of plants and other forms … Continue reading

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Yum

Yum – the name is kind of gross but the clammy ground-cherry (Physalis heterophylla Nees) are perennial weeds native to Canada and the United States. In southern Ontario clammy ground-cherry occurs in cultivated fields and pastures, and along ditches, railway … Continue reading

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In my garden…

My garden, like me, is perhaps not your average run of the mill garden. Heck – it’s probably fair to say that my garden is one of those things that is many things to many people, but to me, it’s … Continue reading

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