The August 19 Garden

The August 19 Garden

I’ve run into one too many cobwebs recently to deny that the seasons are on the cusp of changing. This morning I even sent Gerry into the garden ahead of me to identify, and annihilate, any rogue cobwebs hanging around. Change is happening in the garden as well, as we ripped out the two big […]

From Seed to Seal

From Seed to Seal

As I was driving home from my community garden plot earlier today, the car filled with today’s harvest, I thought about what I was going to do with the bounty. Big Brandywine and dark Black Krim tomatoes, Rainbow Blend carrots, and Blue Lake green beans, along with Walla Walla sweet onions from the deer proof […]

On Retreat

On Retreat

This post was first published at Story Circle Network’s One Woman’s Day blog. Once a year my husband goes on a salmon fishing trip with a few of his friends. It’s as much of a pleasure for me as it is for him. While he looks forward to fishing and fellowship, and anticipates the salmon, […]

The July 22 Garden

The July 22 Garden

Gardens are a form of autobiography. ~ Sydney Eddison The garden is looking a little bare in some spots because we’ve been harvesting a lot of produce in recent weeks. I harvested the last of the green beans a couple of days ago. We’ve feasted on the tender young beans, I’ve got a shelf full […]

Alpine Flowers

Alpine Flowers

Yesterday Gerry and I took a little day trip to the Sun Peaks resort where we rode the chair lift to the top and then hiked some trails enjoying the beautiful alpine flowers in bloom right now. I chose to go with the macro lens on my camera and so, while I captured images of […]

The July 5 Garden

The July 5 Garden

We’re just home from the garden where I picked another bucket of green beans. I decided to grow them after I made dilly beans last year (with beans bought from the farmer’s market) that we enjoyed immensely. I wanted to grow my own this year and make some more. I chose Venture Blue Lake bush beans and […]

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