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 »
Well the year is winding down and it is time to look back and remember all the days sunny or rainy, happy or sad. The girls are another year older and our oldest will be registered for Kindergarten in the coming months. The younger will be starting pre-school this year and so begins the yearly… Read more »
Earl’s Dahlia Garden, where you can buy a bunch of Dahlias for $3, is located right next to the little boat launch in Descanso Bay. Sitting on the bench in this picturesque setting you have a good view of the ferry coming into the Dock on Gabriola.
Most of the apple trees have been producing well this year and these century old Kings are no exception. There are half a dozen old trees on this property and we were invited to pick. 100 lbs of apples later and the trees looked the same as when we started. Now it is time to… Read more »
Since we started ordering our groceries through Spud we have been trying to buy food grown as close to home as possible. The difficult part is ordering local breads and such due to the fact that nobody is growing grains on Vancouver Island…so I thought. Upon reading a local food magazine I discovered that a… Read more »