Benefits of a Wildlife friendly and pollinator garden…

I live in a new community development in the country side and unfortunately parts of the area surrounding me have been clear cut of many trees. While my particular plot was meadow and field, others were forested. Luckily portions of the land are protected wetlands and as such could not be touched. The areas that…

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Picture Postcards: Spring

Taking photos of my garden each year and later looking back on them shows me how far my once sandy ‘beach’ lot has transformed. This year I have been bitten by the gardening bug. I literally spent the entire month of May, 8+ hours a day, with no days off working in the garden. It’s…

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Picture Postcards: Winter Days

I live in a little community that is literally tucked away on the end of a county line and to me, it is absolute paradise. While it may not be everyone’s cup of tea, I actually prefer the sense of isolation. Neighbours have often commented that we are “isolated in our little bubble” long before…

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Word of the year…

Last year I choose the word “Intention” as my personal word for the year. That was before the world went sideways with the pandemic. Yet even with the ups and downs of the past year I was still able to apply my ‘word’. If anything it was an apt choice because I had lots and…

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Picture Postcards: ‘Tis the season

I don’t know about you but I love experiencing all of the seasons. I honestly cannot imagine living somewhere that doesn’t get all four seasonal changes. Rain, fog, heat, cold, changing leaves, bitter winds, warm breezes and lots and lots of snow. Lucky for me I live in Canada and most provinces experience all the…

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Add this to the list of things you cannot buy…

I’ve literally just heard the news that we are now facing a shortage of Paper Towels due to the pandemic. So you can add that to the growing list of things you never expected to not have access to. It’s right up there with Toilet paper, yeast, fitness equipment, soap, spaghetti sauce and more. Crazy…

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