We are proud to announce the completion of our new stylish, informative and easy to use website!! We are extremely happy with the finished product! To get the word out about our new site and share some holiday cheer we have decided to hold a Holiday Give Away. There are 2 ways to enter: visit… Read more »
We had some extended family visiting last week and decided that a few of us would go camping at Englishman River Falls for a couple days. The park was beautiful and very quiet with lovely hiking trails and a swimming hole. We also drove into Parksville for the day and spent some time looking at the… Read more »
Full Moon on Gabriola
This past Sunday night the whole family headed down to Drumbeg Provincial Park to watch the Super Moon rise over Breakwater Island. Many other Gabriola residents and visitors enjoyed the view from the point while a drum circle played as the moon rose. The kids had a swim and then it was home for bed…. Read more »
Year of the Cantaloupe
After many years of trying to grow melons with very little luck this year has seen a marked difference! We now have a greenhouse and currently have 5 good sized cantaloupes ripening for our enjoyment. We also have a volunteer melon in the garden of unknown variety that currently has 2 good sized fruit on… Read more »
Let Us Eat Lettuce!
After a somewhat rocky start to the garden this year (thought we were infested with wire worms which turned out to be a variety of centipede) we have an amazing garden! This lettuce is a bolt resistant red butter lettuce which did very well in the heat wave we are just finishing. We split this… Read more »