Category Archives: Gardening

Small Spring Delights

Let me tell you what this is not. It is not the three quilted pieces that I managed to get entered in the Edmonton and District Quilters Guild yesterday just ahead of the deadline. They are not finished but substantially … Continue reading

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Rain, Hail, Mosquitos

Today it rained, followed by hail with me looking out the window and praying.  Fortunately the hail was not too damaging.  As soon as it was over I went out to plant some hostas that were rescued from a home in … Continue reading

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Modern Quilts

When I was in Saskatoon a couple of weeks ago I picked up a book that drew me in as the title said Modern Quilts. I am scouting out quilts labelled as “modern” I have read an article by Kathy … Continue reading

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Morning Glory

Literally!  I looked out my kitchen window yesterday morning and saw blue where there had never been blue before.  Grabbed my camera and rushed out to find my first ever morning glory.  I have faithfully bought seeds each year for … Continue reading

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Fleeting Moments

Looking out my kitchen window this morning I was presented with the sight of a beautiful fragile pink Explorer rose with softest yellow centre.  The ruffled edges quivered in the breeze and the the beauty of it took my breath … Continue reading

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Day Lilies

Big showy brief blooms – day lilies. These are a weakness of mine and for many years I have been going to nurseries and invariably get stopped by these beauties. Two years ago I put a moratorium on the purchase … Continue reading

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July Firsts

Today is July 7 and I am excited to share two wonderful events in my garden.  I went out this afternoon to check the raspberry patch.  There are lots of small raspberries hanging from the bushes.  However there didn’t seem … Continue reading

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Still Spring

  Edmonton had a beautiful sunny day on Tuesday and perfect for working in the garden. I got a good solid twelve hours in and there is still lots to do – mostly keep up with the weeds. Today it … Continue reading

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