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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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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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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

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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

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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

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