Cutting off the deck

Our deck along the back of the house is/was 20 feet long. It has covered over the basement window where the bedroom/my office is. Philip made the recommendation that we take one end of the deck off to provide light and create a garden. So he went to work, and in no time flat the…

Spring is arriving

Out here on the prairies, we know that even though the snow is melting, a new snowstorm is still possible as yesterday demonstrated. However, that doesn’t mean we aren’t dreaming about the warming ground and an expected garden development for this year. Wendy and I headed off to the garden center the other day after…

A wonderful garden centre

Despite the recent smoke in the air, we took a drive to this wonderful garden centre – about a 20 minutes drive from our house! Have I mentioned how easy it is to get around here? I mean 20 minutes in Toronto got us out of our neighbourhood….now 20 minutes means we’re 15 minutes out…