Category Archives: Gardening

Garden Expansion

March 20, 2017 Happy First Day of Spring! While it may not look like spring here yet, you can definitely feel it in the air. Yesterday was a balmy +6C and the snow banks were melting. Today is cooler and … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Odd Jobs

July 23, 2016 While the cork floor was being installed and cured, we had to avoid working in the house. It was an unexpected bonus, giving us time to complete some odd jobs around the place. I moved my kitchen … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening, Landscaping, Outside finishing | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Birch Syrup

April 27, 2016 Spring has arrived. Yeah! Although this winter was not unduly harsh, it was long and it is so nice to finally shed the winter parka. Now that spring is here, the sap is running. Two winters ago, … Continue reading

Posted in Cooking, Food, Gardening, Uncategorized | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Ponderosa Fall Update

November 17, 2015 The new Baba and Gido are back home on the Ponderosa.         To the left is a recent picture of the little guy. He is growing like crazy. We miss our daily dose of … Continue reading

Posted in Basement, Construction, Food, Gardening, Living Room, Water | Leave a comment

The Great Pumpkin Carved

October 24, 2015 Halloween is one week away and Matt’s Great Pumpkin is ready. The walls of the pumpkin were about 6 inches thick so that’s a lot of carving to do.

Posted in Family, Fun, Gardening | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Great Pumpkin

October 18, 2015 Matt grew a giant pumpkin this year, one that even Linus would be proud of. It took 5 guys to move it to the front yard. Its 31 inches tall, 33 inches in diameter and 106 inches … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Fun, Gardening | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Potato Harvest

September 27, 2015 The potatoes are done. What a haul. We have: 2 – 5 gallon pails of Yukon Gold (have a nice yellow flesh. They are great for cream soups or mashed potatoes. 2 – 5 gallon pails of … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment