Category Archives: Gardening

Ready for Winter

October 26, 2017   We are ready for winter – rain barrels are emptied, eaves troughs cleaned, equipment put away and wood sheds stocked. And just in time, too. We awoke to a blanket of white this morning and the … Continue reading

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Drone Pictures

October 13, 2017 In September of this year, brother-in-law Dennis brought over his drone for some aerial shots of the property. The view from the sky provides a different perspective of the property. The picture above gives a bird’s eye … Continue reading

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October Garden Update

October 1, 2017 Living in Manitoba Canada, it seems surreal to be able to post an October Garden Update. However, during my lifetime I have seen the frost free season extend longer and longer. I am sure this is due … Continue reading

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August Garden Update

August 5, 2017 Garden Season is in full swing. Suddenly the garden has blossomed and we are working hard to make good use of her bounty – eating, freezing and drying whatever we can. This is such an exciting time … Continue reading

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Garden Update

July 1, 2017 Happy Canada Day from the Ponderosa. We have been busy the last five days since the kids left. The garden and beds were in desperate need of attention. Since the garden is up and doing well, I … Continue reading

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Garden In

June 2, 2017 The garden is all in. Changed things up in the garden again this year, and we are trying something different. Yes, I do like to try different things. My mom used to laugh at me because I … Continue reading

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Small Bedroom Complete

May 20, 2017 I love lists, and I love crossing things off lists! Another one checked off – the smaller bedroom on the main level is now complete. The built-ins in a room really add to the time the room … Continue reading

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