October in Our Garden – Beautiful Sunshine, Fall Flowers & a Bear

Hello gardeners and non-gardeners (I'm sort of in-between), It finally stopped raining here, so I'm hoping my brussels sprouts will recover - they are looking very unhappy indeed. I took the opportunity to get outside and putter around. I harvested the rest of the tomatoes as it's getting below 10 deg. C at night here … Continue reading October in Our Garden – Beautiful Sunshine, Fall Flowers & a Bear

October In Our Garden

Hi everyone. I hope you're all well. Well, it’s been a soggy Fall so far which is really disappointing. When I look back on photos from this time last year, it was beautiful sunshine, crisp Fall days and evenings around the fire pit with hot chocolate! Our garden is doing okaaay, but not very happy with … Continue reading October In Our Garden

September in Our Garden

Potatoes

Even though Summer's almost over, it's not over for our little vegetable garden. The Nasturtiums are just beginning and our (free) tomatoes just keep getting bigger and bigger and more abundant unlike the poor old tomato plant we bought at the nursery, which has only produced 3 tomatoes so far from this huge plant. Not … Continue reading September in Our Garden

August in Our Garden

Hello all and welcome to smoky British Columbia. There are hundreds of wildfires burning all over the province and the wind blew the smoke in our direction. The smell of smoke is very strong and the sun is struggling to shine through the haze. We've had a steady stream of beans and peas these past … Continue reading August in Our Garden

July in Our Garden

Everything is thriving in our vegetable garden. I'm surprised because I'm not quite sure what I'm doing - haha. To read about our garden from the beginning, click here I fed everything with blood meal a few days ago and added a layer of mulch over the weekend to keep the moisture in and the … Continue reading July in Our Garden

June in our Garden – A Fence, Strawberries and a Baby Bear

As June comes to a close, I can't believe how fast everything's grown in just 3 short weeks - to read the last post on this, click here. The vegetables are twice the size now and we've had to add extra stakes to the beans and a place for the peas to climb Hubby finished … Continue reading June in our Garden – A Fence, Strawberries and a Baby Bear

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