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Gazing Balls

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September 1st, 2020

Every garden deserves a bit of whimsy. One of my many trash to treasure ideas is converting an old bowling ball into a gazing ball. You can get old bowling b...

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Goodbye August

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August 30th, 2020

August seemed to whiz by in a flash. From very hot and humid days at the beginning of the month to lots of thunder storms and a cooling down at the end of the ...

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Keep on Rockin’

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August 27th, 2020

I’m not off my “rock”er … well not yet anyway! My rock painting continues with bees, ladybugs, houses, ewes, and minions, plus more. ...

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Lens Friends

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August 20th, 2020

The critters in the garden provide lots of enjoyment and photo opportunities. Not a lot of words, just photo to enjoy. a monarch on the thistle a bluejay...

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The Big Apple

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August 17th, 2020

Do you love apples?   How about apple pie? You will be in apple heaven when you visit The Big Apple by Colbourne, Ontario. The Big Apple is visib...

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The Bridge Garden

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August 9th, 2020

A new shady garden has been taking shape and will be part of the bridge garden. In 2014 we replaced the old bridge with another one made from old decking...

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It’s Already August

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August 1st, 2020

August, where did you come from so quickly? The heatwave of July lasted right through the month and the ground and flowers are parched. Enjoy a peek through ...

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A Pot of Cactus

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July 25th, 2020

We are still having really hot, hot weather and the gardens desperately need a good soaking rain. I keep the veggies watered but just can’t risk using th...

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A Quarter Keeper

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July 18th, 2020

Are you always looking for a quarter to put into the shopping cart to release it? These cute little quarter keepers are quick and easy to make. At the b...

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Four O’clocks

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July 18th, 2020

4 o’clocks or Marvel of Peru or Mirabilis jalapa is an annual plant where I live in Canada.  The blooms of many colours usually open in the late afte...

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Don’t Get Mushy!

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July 10th, 2020

For those that still use bar soap, here is a quick and easy idea to make a soap holder. A soap holder and a bar of homemade soap makes a lovely gift. I ...

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Herb’s Place

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July 2nd, 2020

A new little spot was created in the trellis garden and called Herb’s Place. I don’t know if the mail carrier will drop by with any mail, but there...

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Canada Rocks

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July 1st, 2020

For Canada Day this year I painted some Canadian flag rocks. Some will be hidden when we go for our daycations and of course some will take a prominent place i...

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