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It’s Daycation Time

Niagara Falls April 24, 2017

April 26th, 2017

It’s Daycation Time I love it when the weather gets warmer and we start going out for daycations.  Our first one for this year was a trip to Niagara Falls.  To be rested up when we get there we take a bus trip as it’s about a 3....

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It’s Not Here Yet!

big teacup planters at craftygardener.ca

April 22nd, 2017

It’s Not Here Yet! The warm weather!  But then again it usually isn’t at this time of the year, we just want it to be! It has been a mixed weather week with chilly temperatures, pouring rain, wind, clouds and some sun. On rainy ...

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Enjoying the Weather

April in the garden at craftygardener.ca

April 15th, 2017

Enjoying the Weather We have had some really nice days, just perfect for walking by the bay, decorating the garden, and relaxing and reading outside. The water was calm and clear on our walk by the bay at the end of the week. Look at the w...

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After the Rain

crocus in bloom in April at craftygardener.ca

April 8th, 2017

After the Rain The April showers were pouring down last week, and they even included a bit of wet snow.  Rains are great for washing away the sand and grit from the winter.  In between there were some nice sunny spells, just perfect for get...

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It’s Flossie Bird

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April 4th, 2017

Embroidery Floss Projects It’s spring and the birds are retuning to the garden. I’ve seen and heard robins, red wing black birds, cardinals, bluejays, sparrows, nuthatches, woodpeckers and more. And look … here is a rare b...

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April Arrives

new growth in March at craftygardener.ca

March 31st, 2017

April Arrives We are marching right into April so it is time to spring-i-fy things.   Even though it’s not planting time there is some decorating and maintenance work that needs doing  in various places in the garden.  Here’s 5 ...

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The Driftwood Starburst

making a driftwood starburst at craftygardener.ca

March 26th, 2017

The Driftwood Starburst From my collection of collected driftwood from British Columbia I’ve made a driftwood starburst.  This was one of my winter crafting projects and I can’t wait to get it outside in a permanent home. The fu...

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Resourceful Visitors

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March 24th, 2017

Although the calendar says it is spring the days have been chilly, windy, snowy or rainy.   The visitors keep arriving in the garden and are very resourceful at finding something to eat. The robins arrived at the end of January in a large f...

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Bean There – Five Varieties

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March 23rd, 2017

I’m trying different types of bean seeds this year in the garden and can’t wait to get started.  I acquired several varieties at the Seedy Saturdays I attended and while I’m waiting for planting time I’ve been doing ...

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A Recycled Owl

making a recycled owl at craftygardener.ca

March 18th, 2017

Spring is just about here and my winter crafting list is complete.  I recently completed a recycled owl from this list, made from an old cutting board, some cutlery and some lids from tin cans. (more…) Previously ...

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The Stone Tree

making a stone tree at craftygardener.ca

March 8th, 2017

I’ve been Creative and Crafty lately and I’ve just Created a tree out of wood and stones. It was a simple project to make and will make a great addition to the garden or it can even be used for inside decoration.  It gives new m...

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Dreaming on a Promise

2017 Quinte West Seedy Saturday

March 6th, 2017

March came in like a wet lion, with a fair bit of rain and wind and then the temperatures dropped about 20 odd degrees in one day, from +13 Celsius to -7 Celsius overnight.  Now they are slowly climbing back up again for a few more days. (m...

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Stash Granny Afghans

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March 4th, 2017

The winter project list is getting shorter with the completion of another stash granny afghan.  I had 2 on my list, one in blues/greens and one in greens. (more…) Previously ...

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