Category Archives: Landscaping

Workaway 2018 – Lucas

June 13, 2018 Our first Workaway for 2018 left today. Lucas is from Belgium and stayed with us for seven weeks. Two of those weeks he was on his own, house/dog/cat/plant – sitting for us while we were on vacation. … Continue reading

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2017 Year in Review

December 29, 2017 Another year over, it seems in a blink of an eye. 2017 was another busy year here at the Ponderosa. And we are pleased to announce …drumroll please…..THE HOUSE IS FINISHED!!!!!!! There are still lots of little … 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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Workaway 2017

August 31, 2017 Earlier this year, we signed up for a program called Workaway. Workaway promotes volunteering, work and cultural exchange around the world. In a nutshell, as a Workaway host, we can host visiting travelers at our property and in exchange … 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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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

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Lake Side – Before

July 25, 2015 I have been working on the various gardens in the yard and have them pretty much under control. We are not starting any new beds this summer, nor are we doing any landscaping around the house. Once … Continue reading

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