Category Archives: Living

Must be spring!

It’s FINALLY spring in Ontario, and I can tell by the undeserved spike in page views I’m getting on this blog as people google for gardening ideas. I say undeserved because I haven’t posted in AGES.  Why have I been so … Continue reading

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Is it Spring Yet?

April 19 it looked like this: April 20: But at least it wasn’t like this. Today, April 21 we’re back to this: Is it Spring yet?

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Planter Evolution

It’s nearly time for hydrangeas and Easter bunnies to clutter my foyer, but first, one more change to my large indoor planter. I took out the spent bulbs from the arrangement in my recent post, as well as the faux … Continue reading

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Could It Get Any Snowier?

After my last post, reflecting on last year’s early spring and the spectre of global warming, I was certain that winter would be coming to an end.  Yesterday, my dear sister informed me that the annual Flower Count had begun in her fair city, which strives … Continue reading

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Transitioning your Winter Planters to Spring

Here in Ontario, spring comes in April.  Last year, it came sooner, but was followed by a burst of bitter cold that killed off the hopeful fruit tree buds and buried eager Snowdrops and Crocuses in a chilly blanket of … Continue reading

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Welcoming Christmas Foyer

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and a wonderful New Year to all my readers.  At this busy time I am just posting a couple of photos of my foyer, decorated and ready for party guests. The garland of fresh mixed greens … Continue reading

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Holiday Lanterns

I have nothing to do at this time of year, and I know you don’t either. Just kidding, but being really busy never stops me from thinking up more unnecessary but creative things to do. This is a fun perk … Continue reading

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