gardening

Farm House Tour

Farm House Tour

If you have been following me you probably know that I have a 50 acre farm just north of the city. It is a beautiful property but it is presently on the market. I am going to miss it …but such is life…sometimes things just […]

Fall Mums

Fall Mums

Rich coloured orange mums and Luna, Margaret’s dog Mums are cold season flowering plants.  Whether you plant them in your garden or buy potted mums, they will brighten your fall scenery.

An invite to my sanctuary

An invite to my sanctuary

 Welcome. My backyard is my sanctuary.  It is where I go when I want to relax, think, read a book, work, or simply enjoy the company of friends and family with food, wine, and sheer laughter. Unfortunately, this summer the rain has demised my sanctuary […]

DIY Repurposed Old Tires

DIY Repurposed Old Tires

The other day Margaret told me an endearing story that I must share with you. Her father had an old tire hiding in the garage and was tired of looking at it.  He asked her…” how do I get rid of it?”  Margaret in a […]

DIY – 6 Plants to Ward Off Mosquitoes

DIY – 6 Plants to Ward Off Mosquitoes

Are you a mosquito magnet the minute you walk outdoors ?  I am! Go natural with these mosquito repellent plants and add beauty to your garden.

A porch full of flowers

A porch full of flowers

Nothing says Summer to me like a porch full of flowers Pretty Colourful Fragrant That about sums it up!