One of the tallest flowers blooming in my garden this week wasn’t planted by me (or anyone…); seeds just blew in with the wind (or were dropped by birds or small rodents perhaps), as native (or non native) wild flowers do. It’s Daucus carota, known over here as Queen Anne’s Lace. Like so many plants […]
A rainy July has kept the garden happy this year.
The garden is loving this week’s rain!
An unexpected guest makes an appearance in our summer garden.
Tough flowers can be really, really beautiful!
Hot summer flowers have started to bloom.
It rained most of Thursday, for which we are thankful, and Thursday night into Friday it was quite foggy. Yesterday morning I braved the armies of mosquitos to venture out at daybreak and snap a few moody shots of spiderwebs and dew drops. It turned into quite a glorious day, perfect for songbirds, aphids by […]
May – full of colour in the garden!
Canada is part of the British Commonwealth, as such, the Queen is our official head of state. There has long been debate about this situation – many folks think we should cut those ties once and for all because the monarchy has been nothing more than a symbol for many decades. The Queen, and her […]
It’s been a truly gorgeous spring week here, with loads of sunshine and cool temperatures that have encouraged petals to stay on stem and branch a bit longer than normal. Case in point is this Serviceberry, below. Normally petals blow off after about a week or 10 days. But that would be stretching it. They’ve […]