Spring Chickens!

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My husband picked up our day old (some only hours old) chicks today from Fiddlehead Farm. We got 15 chicks and hope that enough of them turn out as hens to lay eggs for our three families. This is a heritage breed called Dorkings and they are soooo cute … they remind me of chipmunks… Read more »

A Hidden Treasure

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This little cottage on a white shell beach reminds me of the old days on Gabriola when all the homes were either summer cottages or modest homesteads. This one peaks out from between bare branches, but in another month or so will be hidden from view.

Spring Pots

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The weather has been really lovely, warm and sunny. I dragged out my pots, cleaned them up and stopped in at the local nursery to pick up a few bedding plants. The local nurseries have all your landscaping needs, and reasonably priced. The pansies are my favorite.