Tag Archives: garden

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

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

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

Posted in Gardening, Landscaping | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Mini Greenhouse

April 30, 2017 Tomorrow is the first of May, and things are beginning to green up here in Manitoba. The snow has disappeared, the days are getting longer and the temperatures are on the rise. Pretty soon it will be … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening, Outside finishing, Outside living space | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Garden Time

June 29, 2015 Summer is officially here and we are feeling the heat with daytime temperatures approaching 30C. And with the heat comes the garden and the weeds. Can’t have one without the other. We were fortunate to get a … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Chop Wood Carry Water

July 9, 2014 There is a Zen saying, “Before Enlightenment – chop wood carry water, after Enlightenment – chop wood carry water.” What’s the difference? The tasks are the same. The need is the same. But the frame of mind … Continue reading

Posted in Fun, Gardening, Home, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Dad’s Dills

August 12, 2013 Dispite the fact that we haven’t had much time to keep up with the garden this year, the bounty has been overwhelming. The weather is perfect – just enough heat and moisture. We have beautiful lettuce, chard, … Continue reading

Posted in Food | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment