One of the wonderful things about living close to the ocean is seaweed. It is the best fertilizer for your garden and so easy to collect from the beach, plus it’s free. We have a small trailer that we hook up to our car and use garbage cans to transport the seaweed from the beach. Seaweed breaks down… Read more »
Halloween evening for most families on Gabriola consists of joining with friends and going out trick or treating then off to the park at Twin Beaches for hot chocolate and a fabulous display of fireworks reflected in beautiful Taylor Bay, the smallest are soon exhausted and need a little nap.
We had a wonderful and sunny Earth Day here on Gabriola and we celebrated in one of the best places possible, our fantastic Descanso Bay Regional Park! Both of my daughters and my niece attend the same preschool and today’s class was held at the park with a fabulous talk about the intertidal zone, forest… Read more »
Earth Day is coming up on April 22, this Thursday! To help celebrate my daughter’s preschool class is going to Descanso Bay Regional Park. Once there they will be lead by Natalie Godin in a nature walk and beach/foreshore exploration. Descanso Bay Park is also home to Gabriola’s fantastic campground which we use in the… Read more »
There are a great many public beach accesses on Gabriola, this one is at the end of Malaspina Drive where there is a little park and the point separates the beach in Taylor Bay from the rock shelf of the Malaspina Galleries. This is a great swimming spot in the summer for teens and adults,… Read more »