Monthly Archives: April 2015

The Secret Path, continued.

Some of you may recall the first installment, the start of a secret path in the shadiest part of our property. (https://gardenbugworld.wordpress.com/2014/12/27/a-path-to-a-future-secret-spot/) We’ve managed to move ahead a great deal in large part because of a very mild winter which … Continue reading

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The Colours of Spring!

My spring gardens always seem to be packed with blue, yellow and white. Even here in the shade garden there are blue Hepaticas, Dodecatheon and Trout Lilies in white, and a yellow Epimedium. This week the Kerria is performing well. … Continue reading

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Outdoor Work Advances: Part 2

No shortage of rain here. That and lots of cougar sightings have kept me out of the garden.  But weather hasn’t kept me from nurseries, and so eventually I find my way back to digging and planting. This weekend I … Continue reading

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A visit to Cortes Island

We have had friends visiting for a few days and enjoyed a trip to Cortes Island together yesterday. Cortes is a 45 minute ferry ride from our home on Quadra Island in British Columbia. It was not terribly sunny at … Continue reading

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