June in Our Garden

It's only been 2 weeks since we planted our vegetable garden, (to read more about that, click here.) and already everything has just shot up. The garden now looks like this from this The potatoes are growing like weeds and I've been planting store-bought butter lettuces in between the potatoes which are growing beautifully. We've … Continue reading June in Our Garden

May in Our Garden – A Vegetable Garden

Rhododendrons

Well, we didn't think we'd be able to have a vegetable garden this year because our Landlord, who's building a cottage behind our house, is quite a bit behind schedule and the space where we were going to grow things is still occupied by a lean-to. But, as an experiment, I planted a store-bought butter … Continue reading May in Our Garden – A Vegetable Garden

May in My Garden

I must confess that I have never, ever - never, ever - mown (mowed?) the lawn in my entire life! Hard to believe, but true. There's always been someone around to do it for me - father, husband, sons ... But hubby has been in Vancouver on a course for last 9 weeks and the … Continue reading May in My Garden

March in our Garden – Leggy Seedlings, Cleaning up and a Bonfire

Soooo, although my Broccoli seedlings starting coming up, it quickly became apparent to me that they weren't supposed to look this this (my photo) they were supposed to look like this The problem was that my seedlings weren't getting enough sunlight, even though my dining-room table is next to a big picture window that lets … Continue reading March in our Garden – Leggy Seedlings, Cleaning up and a Bonfire

March in Our Garden

It's already March and, although it still looks wintry out there, there are more signs that spring is coming. The snow that we had last week has all gone now and my bulbs don't seem any worse for wear. The buds on the trees and shrubs are still, well, budding. Unless it stays unusually cold, … Continue reading March in Our Garden

February In Our Garden

With our move to BC's Sunshine Coast, came a bit more land than we had at our townhouse - way more.  So we've decided to resuscitate our dream of growing our own vegetables and herbs. At the moment, the space where we plan to have our vegetable garden looks like this Our landlord is building … Continue reading February In Our Garden