It has been pretty cool this spring and our garden is coming along slowly so we thought we should give it bit of a boost. We grabbed the older two kids and the wagon and set off for the Wild Rose Nursery which is just down the path from where we live. We raided the greenhouse… Read more »
A completely refurbished Quinsam is back in service on Gabriola. On Tuesday we said goodbye to the Bowen Queen who happily serviced us for the past 6 months and welcomed back our old friend. BC Ferries spent 16 million in a 2 phase project that is meant to add 17 years of life to this… Read more »
A few years ago we found a bird had made a nest in our hanging flower basket on our front deck. This year we found a bird’s nest with 4 little eggs under the lid on our propane tank. Within a couple weeks they were hatched, grown and out of the nest.
It is amazing what you discover is in your backyard just by googling something somewhat unrelated. While searching for Belvedere Farm whilst writing the previous blog I stumbled across “Supply Line Organic Foods Buyers Club” which is accepting orders for Gabriola residents for the next 2 weeks, May 4- May 16, 2010. Very excited I… Read more »
Tomorrow the girls will be heading off to the farm…Gabriola’s Belvedere Farm to be exact. A wonderful old homestead farm located at the South end of Gabriola, Belvedere farm is a beautiful piece of farmland in an amazing setting. The Hope Center preschool with it’s fabulous teachers, amazing kids, and helpful parents are in for… Read more »