Well now, wasn’t that a grand day!

Saturday, 15 May 2021 Today was the day I’ve been looking forward to since last Fall when the cold and snow arrived. A warm day with a breeze – to keep the black flies and mosquitoes away – and big fluffy clouds floating by. A stand-up paddle boarder paddled by on the river. That was…

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May showers bring June flowers?

Tuesday, 11 May 2021 I’m thinking it might be time to change “April showers bring May flowers” to “May showers bring June flowers”. Seems to be more consistent with the May weather here the past few years. I transplanted the red peppers this morning. They’re looking pretty good in their new pots and will be…

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I can’t garden so I might as well declutter the basement

Saturday, 8 May 2021 It was a cool, rainy day. I walked by the pile of soil, the bags of sheep manure and the plants I picked up at the garden centre and almost went to the garage to get the wheel barrow and shovel. Then I remembered how sore I was when I over-did…

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A relaxing and enjoyable way to spend a Sunday in spring

Sunday, 25 April 2021 Do you realize that in one month from today, the first long weekend of the summer – typically referred to in Canada as May 2 4 (May two four) – will be over! Time sure is flying by. Two things I’m looking forward to – outside of gardening that is 😉…

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