Category Archives: Garden Journal

The Veggies I’m Not Growing

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It’s that time of year when seed catalogues are arriving and Seedy Saturdays are being planned.  Time to simplify and evaluate what veggies to grow in the garden this year.

The Gardens in August

raking leaves on Aug. 7, 2016 at craftygardener.ca

It’s a hot, hot summer.   The heatwave and drought continues into August in my part of Ontario.  The temperatures are usually in the mid to high 30’s by afternoon and then when you factor in the humidex levels it goes into the low 40’s some days.

July 2016- Hot, Humid and Dry

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July is coming to a close and what a month it has been.  The words hot, humid, and parched come to mind when describing it.   Temperature records have been set and when the humidity is factored it some of the afternoons have been unbearable.  Rain has been almost non-existent.

The July Garden

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July is here and the pace of living and blogging has slowed right down.   The weather is gorgeous for sitting in the garden to watch, read, knit, crochet, craft and photograph. In fact some days it has been so humid, even the shade feels hot.  Thursday was one of those days when the humidex was…

Sinkville Village

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It’s almost time to say goodbye to June.  It was a hot month that saw the strawberry moon arrive the same time as the summer solstice.  We didn’t get a good view of the full moon as that evening we had terrific thunder storms with heavy rain and strong winds and our area was under…