Monthly Archives: September 2015

Rainy Day in the Garden….

Fall is just the best time of year in a garden! I just love it! The grasses…. The asters.. Goodies growing in pots… Even Clematis with surprises to the very end of the season. This is C. Romantika. Long may … Continue reading

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Bears!

Today we went to town to run errands, but also to visit the Fish Hatchery at Quinsam River. After the errands, the weather improved and it was partly sunny, a good time for our visit. There were plenty of seagulls … Continue reading

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Enjoying Fall Foliage

A photo walk-about in the garden on a drizzly day. Carex testacea Aster lateriflorus ‘Prince’ beginning to bloom. Unknown Aster Panicum virgatum¬†‘Cheyenne Sky‘ A baby Enkianthus Ferns Oakleaf Hydrangea Katsura ‘Red Fox‘ The seeds on the tree above our parking … Continue reading

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September 15th: A New Garden on Quadra Island, B.C.

It was almost a year ago that we moved to our British Columbia home to be closer to our daughter’s family and watch our grandchildren grow. During this time the oldest has lost a tooth, the middle guy has devloped … Continue reading

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VanDusen Botanical Garden

This week we had time for a visit to VanDusen Botanical Garden in Vancouver before attending to other business.¬† Often I find public gardens too rigid and formal for my taste, but this garden was quite a pleasant surprise! There … Continue reading

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