Category Archives: Gardening

It’s raining tomatoes!

The torrent of tomatoes is beginning! I picked only the most ripe ones today so they didn’t rot on the vine. They’re destined to be either dried or turned into spaghetti sauce or salsa. Lots of beans too, a few … Continue reading

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Homestead bounty

       

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Snack with a bite!

  Cooking up an afternoon snack today. I’m stir frying some stinging nettles I picked from the back yard. It’s an experiment. I was reading ‘Carrots Love Tomatoes’ and flipped to the section on wild edibles. They talk about stinging … Continue reading

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Spring flowers!

Spring has hit with a beautiful vengence here in the Cowichan Valley. Here are some photos of the flowers that are blooming. We planted none of these’ they came with the place from former owners! Yay! Such a pretty surprise!

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Catch-all photos from Vancouver Island

I’ve been sadly remiss in blogging lately but have been storing photos and little vids up on my phone to share. We’ve had a long/strangely also short winter. It doesn’t really feel like winter when there isn’t any snow, but … Continue reading

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Getting into lake life

Here’s some photos from the past week, getting into the swing of things. The neighbours took us out on their pontoon boat with another couple for one last tour this season of Cowichan Lake. Also some photos of my other … Continue reading

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