All posts tagged “gardening

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We have loads of catnip growing out in the back garden. I harvested some today, which I’m going to dry in my mushroom dehydrator. When I bought it in and cut it up, the cats were having a great time chewing down leaves!

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Grain Scoop Planters

These planters used to be grain scoops from a mill. The metal units are bolted to a thick belt material. They come in 3s and 5s at Nice Old Stuff in Jarvis. I installed these beside the sliding doors on the deck.

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New Plant Stand

It used to be a light fixture. Now it’s a plant stand. I installed it this morning, successfully beating the rain. We found the plant stand yesterday, hiding in the back garage at Nice Old Stuff (near the pillars we also brought home, and past… Read More

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Live – Dream

Some of you will recall the word ‘dream’ floating about in our garden. We found a new word on a stick yesterday when we visited Nice Old Stuff in Jarvis. Can you find the two words in the garden?

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Summer Days

Well, summer has arrived. I mostly missed spring this year, more or less couped up and healing my messed up ankle. In the last couple weeks I’ve been getting out into the garden, and yesterday I did my first bit of garden work. We have… Read More

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We have several peonies in our front garden. It’s a fairly shady garden and ours are typically a week or so behind other neighbourhood peonies. I’ve been following the progress of the bloom cycle for the first of them and I took this shot yesterday.I… Read More

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Enjoying the June Garden

Tuffy P has been doing a terrific job maintaining the front garden. I may be sidelined on crutches right now, but I sure have been enjoying the garden as it has been developing through the season. This morning I hobbled out there and took some… Read More