Late spring early summer colour and blooms in the garden.
For nearly eight years WordPress – the site that hosts this and millions of other blog posts from around the world – has issued a weekly themed photo challenge. As of this week the challenges are ending, and bloggers are posting some of their own favourites as a salute to what was a popular theme. […]
On Saturday I noticed a few of these dainty yellow flowers opening by the driveway. Come Sunday afternoon the leaf littered floor of the entire tree line was covered with Trout Lily. Just like that. Other native spring ephemerals just in bloom include a flower I used to call woodland Geranium. I kinda knew it […]
It must be a sign that folks in the County are tired of winter and itching to get their hands dirty and digging in the garden – the Picton Seedy Saturday was packed right from the get go. Dozens of vendors were there selling seeds and other garden related do-dads; local horticulture related societies were […]
It was a brilliant weekend on The County – just above freezing during the day, just below freezing at night, a bit of rain late Saturday, a lot of sun on Sunday. Pretty perfect. Sunday morning there was a very light frost covering everything; I went out just before the sun hit and melted it […]
The winter of 2013-14 was pretty bad — cold and a never ending series of ice storms. Blowing snow that closed local roads, trees down, shivering livestock. These swans seemed to take it all in stride.