The Holy Grail

Look what I spotted at Greenland Garden Centre! For aqua-holics** like myself,  this surely is the Holy Grail! ** Aqua-aholic is one who, without cause or provocation, shops for and/or buys items the colour aqua blue.  A term I’ve totally made up to appease Mr B (ie. “sorry hon, it’s not me..it’s the disease”) PS, They had […]

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I Got Us A Real Beauty

When we were little, our dad worked out-of-town a whole lot.  Dad had his own gravel truck and with four kids, he went wherever the work was. I can still see dad bringing home the most misshapen Christmas trees.  They were never too tall, he’d just chopped off the bottom two feet.  The fact that […]

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In A Festive Mood

Have you started to decorate for Christmas yet?  American friends often wait until after their Thanksgiving celebrations, but here in Canada, the Christmas season is in full swing.  I decided I would re-purpose a couple of our summer planters with festive winter flair.  I began with a plan and immediately changed my mind several times. […]

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