For my Canadian friends a question….what did you do this Canada Day? We took a drive to our fave emporium of the unexpected, Nice Old Stuff, in Jarvis Ontario, and came back with a carload of imagination. This garden gate had a flat top…until today.… Read More
Today is Family Day in Ontario, which is a stat holiday for Tuffy P but not for me, since I work for a federal Crown Corporation, but no matter, I took a vacation day – I have a few to use before my retirement kicks… Read More
Tuffy P just got back from the big garden walk in Buffalo. I said, hey check out the oxen yoke – I planted it in the garden. So out she went. Two minutes later, she came back in and said, oh I added a little… Read More
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.
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
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?
Both Tuffy P and I had the day off work to day, so we decided to take a drive out to Jarvis Ontario (past Hagersville and before Port Dover) to visit our favourite place to find nice old stuff for the house and garden, a… Read More
We found some great fuel for the time machine this afternoon at Nice Old Stuff – a recording by Hank Barns and the Country Squires with Calls by Smilin’ Ed Hayes, called Swing your Partners. Cuts include: Arkansas Traveler; Birdie in the Cage; Bile that… Read More