Welcome to Colleen’s meme, Sabbath Moments. For me gardening helps me relax as I allow the Spirit of God to heal and soothe my inner spirit. It is the perfect way to let go of distractions to prepare to receive even more of His Holy Spirit ...―
Have you noticed how people crave the outdoors? It doesn’t matter what the excuse, it can be anything from a simply walk, vigorous sports or lazy sun bathing, but people need to get out of buildings and connect with nature. It has been an...―
Patches found a cool spot! ∙ I have been having a productive week here working outside in my garden. It is sunny, warm and breezy. So not too hot and the breeze keeps those nasty little black flies (or better known as, "May Bugs" here in ...―
Viburnum x burkwoodii 'Mohawk' with plot B29B at upper right in April 2013 ∙ Allium karataviense in May 2013 ∙ Pacific Coast Hybrid Iris in May 2013 ∙ Geranium sanguineum (Bloody Cranesbill) & Luzula sylvatica 'Aurea'...―
by Melinda Myers Spring floods, summer droughts and temperature extremes take their toll on gardens and the gardeners who tend them. Help your gardens recover from the crazy temperature and moisture extremes that seem to occur each year. Start by...―
It all started when my parents decided they were going to have the best garden on our small suburban street. Mom was in a frenzy because she overheard a neighbor apologize for our lawn, suggesting our garden was a wreck because it was owned by a...―
Ok here's the plan...I'm going to STOP MAKING PLANS for me. It just isn't in the stars for me...to be able to plan things "I" would like to do and have them come through without a hitch. Because nothing causes my day or week or month or year to ...―
Last year I was contacted by a wonderful woman who was looking to heal her house. I know that sounds very "California", but let me explain. A few years ago Mrs. and Mr. W purchased a beautiful property that had enormous potential, but ...―
The best design for small backyard patio will typically depend a great deal upon the space available and the layout that best fits your needs and preferences. Ultimately, you will have to live with the patio, so above all else … Continue...―
I have been a little garden obsessed lately. The new deck out back is starting to look like the outdoor room that I envisaged when we started this project and now I just have to wait for the plants to mature a little so that I can take some...―
May 24 weekend is upon us! It’s my most favourite time of the year; Canada’s first long weekend that unofficially marks the start of summer. Check out this list of Victoria Day fireworks, celebrations and holiday openings! QUEEN...―
I was way too excited about being a mother- for the first time. I was told many beautiful ...
Most people have experienced some level of acute pain in the lower back, shoulders, or ...
Last Thursday we had dinner at the Pancake Parlour, Andy & I. ∙ He ordered the ...