After what has seemed like a million and five years, Jim and I finally had a weekend off together since starting my new job. On Saturday we went to our friend’s wedding which was located on a beautiful local farm near the ferry terminal. With a beer in hand I made friends with a little … Continue reading I Ain’t Saying She A Gold Digger
Besides the community garden, Jim and I have a small plot in the backyard. During the Spring months when we were super eager to start planting, we utilized the space in the back yard with a few herbs and vegetables as well. However, despite this plot being in closer proximity to the house, most of … Continue reading Planting for August
The first thing I had to learn about gardening is that not everything grows where it's planted. Depending on your climate, only certain plants will prosper in your garden. Not long ago I picked up a book at the library called Small Space Vegetable Gardens by Angela Bellamy, a gardener from Vancouver. It was in her book … Continue reading Not Everything Grows Where It Is Planted
As a child I would watch my mother in the garden. Neat little rows of carrots, cucumbers, tomatoes. She learnt it from my grandfather, also an avid gardener - so proud of his work, he would often shoo deer away with his Cadillac when they came too close to his crops. I come from a … Continue reading What’s the Story, Morning Glory?