This garden feature began as a toy crane and an oxen yolk. Later we added the toy boat, and this morning I did some mosaic work on it. I suppose some people might call this a sculpture, but since I don’t make sculpture, I’m calling… Read More
Tuffy P giving you a glimpse of Toronto Botanical Garden’s 29th annual tour of 18 private gardens in Toronto’s Kingsway neighbourhood. ‘Through the Garden Gate’ is also open to the public tomorrow. (check the TBG website for info) Master Gardeners volunteer at each of the… Read More
I’ve been working on creating a path through part of the gardens out back. The gravel is in (for now…I may expand it down the road). Tomorrow I’m going to work on adding in two gardens, one on each side of the main path.
A few years ago I reclaimed part of a disused, stumpy area on the north side of our yard for a veggie patch. Digging the ground was impossible because of the old stumps, so I built a box. The rest of this area I planted… Read More
I’ve been working on a garden extension out front this week, removing some grass, creating new garden area and a little flagstone and gravel area for a chair. I pretty much got it completed this afternoon, and just in time too because my back is… Read More
I’m really looking forward to gardening this year. Since I’m saying bye-bye to the work-a-day world, I’m going to structure in regular gardening time (after my morning swim and before a painting session?), and I expect to be able to tackle some garden projects as… Read More
We bought this little village of bird houses at Nice old Stuff in Jarvis, Ontario. We’ll be applying some mosaic to these, then some of them will be mounted on top of the two pillars we’ve planted in the back yard (which will also get… Read More
….and I’m thinking about gardening. Last year I wasn’t able to do much at all in the garden due to my injured ankle. I hope to make up for it this coming season. My ankle and leg are doing great. I’ve stopped going to physiotherapy… Read More
And now back to our little garden in Long Branch…
Ponies, Buddha, Gnomes, were among the fabulous human touches found within these Buffalo Garden Walk open gardens. July 25-26, 2015.