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An Enjoyable Break

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July 17th, 2019

~ We were so lucky to have a week away at a cottage recently. How wonderful to sit by the lake, watch the wildlife, watch the sunset, go for leisurely walks...

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Decoupage Rocks

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July 6th, 2019

~ The latest project I’m working on is decoupage rocks. I did a lot of rock painting which was lots of fun but I wanted to change it up a little bit. ...

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Spoon Chimes

making spoon chimes at craftygardener.ca

June 30th, 2019

~ I just love tinkling sound of chimes in the garden. The latest addition is some spoon chimes. spoon chimes Many years ago I used to collect souvenir...

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A Whimsical Weekend

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June 23rd, 2019

~ I’ve added some whimsy to the garden this weekend. I’m working outside in chunks of time as this is my really bad allergy time and it is non s...

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Banana Bread

banana bread recipe at craftygardener.ca

June 23rd, 2019

~ A favourite in our house is banana bread. It doesn’t get made as often as when the three girls lived at home, but every now and then the bananas get...

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Splish … Splash

enjoying the old glass birdbath at craftygardener.ca

June 21st, 2019

~ Splish Splash I was taking a bath. Does your memory stretch back to that song by Bobby Darin?  I do believe I have that song on a 45 record … ...

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Iris

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June 19th, 2019

~ I love the spring when the perennial iris blooms.  There are a few different varieties in the gardens from the early blooming mini purple to the mid h...

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Daylilies

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June 17th, 2019

~ Daylilies are the perfect perennial for the garden as they require very little care, will grow in hot, sunny locations with little water and seem to tolera...

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The Back Shade Garden

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June 10th, 2019

~ Is a garden ever complete? probably not, as when you sit back and observe you see something that might be changed. But for now we are saying the back sha...

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Cooking with Rhubarb

apple rhubarb crumble at craftygardener.ca

June 9th, 2019

~ Is rhubarb a vegetable or fruit? It is a perennial plant that is actually a vegetable but we tend to cook it with other fruits and treat it as a fruit. R...

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A Mosaic Flower Pot

making a flower pot mosaic at craftygardener.ca

June 4th, 2019

~ One of the Creative Crafting projects was to make a mosaic flower pot using broken china, tile adhesive, grout and of course a clay flower pot. The ...

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Equisetum Horse Tail

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June 2nd, 2019

~ Horse tail is a wild plant that grows in the damp, wild area of the garden. It is also known as snake grass, scouring rush, bottle brush or puzzle grass. ...

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Feathered Friends

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May 29th, 2019

Many varieties of birds are returning to the garden for spring and summer. The camera is always ready to snap photos. We are always thrilled to see the indi...

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