It’s my dad’s birthday today – he’s 85 and lives, with my mom, on Vancouver Island. Their climate is similar to parts of England, so they can grow many things I can’t, have very little snow on the winter (usually) and get a lot of rain (usually) September through June. The trees are magnificent and […]
There’s a bit of snow after weeks of balmy temperatures in Prince Edward County.
The snow is gone – for now! – in Prince Edward County gardens.
A bit of snow the week in Prince Edward County.
We had a bit of a reprieve yesterday and Thursday, with temperatures several degrees above freezing, which led to much of Monday’s snow melting. It’s minus 11 right now, though, so very happy to have taken these pictures yesterday, even though it was VERY grey and windy. Could be worse though, eh? This is kinda […]
Still a few surprises to be had in the end of season garden.
I’m writing this on Friday night (October 4) – we have a frost warning in place with an expected low of plus three degrees Celsius – feeling like minus one. If frost arrive it will be the earliest in many years – it’s usually a week away. I’ve already harvested tomatoes and herbs; the chard […]
Colchicum and other September flower photos.
A week into September, the first Saturday in September, which means I should be looking at my long list of ”Fall Gardening Tasks’ – it’s a list I’ve been keeping since 2005. Often items carry on from year to year: Thin out trees on east side of driveway; Cut down buckthorn along fenceline, etc. Some […]
Flowers old and flowers new are now blooming.