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  • Photo-upload-444616?1461469959
    21 Apr 2016
    Today 25C, that is 10C above the norm for the time of year. I sat under the Spruce in late afternoon and enjoyed the garden. The first 4 photos are taken from sitting on a tree stump under the Spruce: 1. looking across the south end of Centre to ...

    Clear 24°C / 75°F
  • Photo-upload-444680?1461538788
    30 Apr 2016
    I put out all the cool weather starts today. Decided to do almost everything in pots, so if I need to I can take them with me without getting into it over who owns my food— me or the new people. I’m also going to go ahead and pot up my...

    Kale- Dutch Darkibor Transplanted, Chard- Peppermint Stick Transplanted, Dill- resprout...

    Mostly Cloudy 10°C / 50°F
  • Photo-upload-444734?1461606241
    25 Apr 2016
    The Wisteria walk is planted

    Natasha Richardson Planting Out and Wisteria Blue Saphire Planting Out

    Overcast 12°C / 54°F
  • Photo-upload-444880?1461714724
    27 Apr 2016
    Sunny warm days continue often with gusty winds, and threatening clouds over the mountains that never reach the valley. Barely an inch of rain in the whole month, I will be watering again soon. Everything is growing as I watch and looking very hea...

    Iberis sempervirens Blooming, Alpine Mouse-ear Blooming, Seasonal Container garden , A...

    Clear 17°C / 63°F
  • Photo-upload-444625?1461471498
    22 Apr 2016
    The new hose is very satisfactory. I watered the whole garden. The weather was much cooler and overcast. Rain is forecast, ie showers 30% – 70%. I also planted the Sweet Peas which I had put to soak and forgotten about so they got a bit more...

    Mini Botanical Tulip 'Honky Tonk' Blooming, Tulipa pulchella var. Humilis Blooming, Spe...

    Squals 14°C / 57°F
  • Photo-upload-444631?1461472430
    23 Apr 2016
    A grey damp morning, with burst of sun during the afternoon and squalls threatening rain which never fell. All of the roses except Rosa glauca were fed with some Epsom salts, Rose granules and cornmeal which I think discourages Japanese rose beet...

    Epimedium rubra Blooming, Primula auricula Blooming, Dwarf iris 'Gold Canary' Blooming,...

    Mostly Cloudy 18°C / 64°F
  • 24 Apr 2016

    Cucamelon Sprouting and Windowsill seeds garden

    7°C / 45°F
  • 23 Apr 2016

    Winter squash Sprouting and Windowsill seeds garden

    7°C / 45°F
  • 23 Apr 2016

    Outdoor cucumber Sprouting and Windowsill seeds garden