It’s been a busy month and today is blustery. We’ve had s bit of hail already and are expecting a lot of rain this afternoon – here are a quick Six in between chores. After the hot and dry summer it feels almost sacrilegious to empty the rain barrels….but it’s an autumn chore that needs […]
Still splashes of colour in the garden as cooler temperatures finally arrive.
Snapdragons are hitting their peak, days before frost is due while Colchicum continue to dazzle.
Pine Sawfly devastates my Pinus strobus pendula while a warm first weekend of autumn means the garden stays colourful.
Spiders, Bees and Cherry Tomatoes provide colour in the garden this week!
A 20 degree drop in daytime temps may signal the beginning of the end of summer…heavy sigh…
Most of the things growing in the garden are there on purpose. Honestly!
It’s a soupy, foggy morning but The County is already chock full of tourists and day trippers enjoying this long weekend. It’s traditionally the busiest weekend of the year, with lineups to get to one of our glorious beaches, winery parking lots full, brewery patios bustling, art galleries and studios full of eyes. Meanwhile, in […]
What’s blooming mid summer in southeastern Ontario – in appreciation of plants that don’t mind a bit of drought.
I’ve been reading that gardeners in parts of England and France are experiencing a drought and have to spend a lot of time watering every day. Parts of southern Ontario have also been without rain for several weeks (although it’s been really, really, I mean really, humid…) but gardeners who rely on a well for […]