The Market Gardener

The Market Gardener

Recently, we had the good fortune to sit through a day-long PowerPoint workshop in Victoria. I know, ‘good fortune’ and ‘day-long’ shouldn’t be affiliated in the same sentence, especially when PowerPoint is involved! In this case, it was, as they say, all good. Sunday’s session was the last stop on the Young Agrarians Rock Star

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This looks familiar

This looks familiar

We took possession of this property a year ago this week. I remember sitting on the patio the day we got the keys and marvelling at the heavenly smell of the lillies. They were about the only thing not pummelled by the drought. We sat and looked around and couldn’t believe where we were and

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May Glory

May Glory

At the end of the month it will be a year since we came to view this property with our realtor. As I look at photos from the listing, the trees and shrubs are pretty much on the same schedule as last year. The weather has been beautiful this month, with temperatures in the 20’s

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Its That Seedy Time of Year

Its That Seedy Time of Year

We went to the Qualicum Beach Seedy Saturday last weekend with our friends from Yellow Point Country Home. Events included a seed swap, seed vendors, plant vendors, Seedy Café, garden products, speakers, Farmers’ Market. Keith went to the seminar on GMO 101 with Arzeena Hamir as the speaker. He said it was well done and there were

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The greenhouse and winter garden

The greenhouse and winter garden

It warmed up this week and we had several days of foggy, drizzly weather. Perfect winter weather for this time of year. We put some lights in the greenhouse to help overwinter some geranium pots and hanging baskets. You can see this area of the property from the road so it looks kind of neat

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