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Being a baby is emotional.

Every aspect of your child’s development is bound to involve emotional highs and lows. From the sheer joy of experiencing the wonders of the world and a parent’s love and comfort, to the pain of a fall, bewilderment of a tooth pushing through and fear of separation anxiety. 846 more words

Helping Baby Sleep

From Seeds to Seedlings

The pansies sprouted and were transferred from the top of the fridge to the garden window about 4 weeks ago.

I’m doing all I can to ensure their success – they are about 3 inches from the grow light and are sitting on a heating pad set to low.   143 more words


Spring Work

I finished a second flower bed area yesterday.

We do not have very good grass in our yard, but the clover and bermuda grass is starting to green up and will still have a nice appearance, as long as the flower beds are renewed. 242 more words

In The Garden

Cool new idea makes shade gardens hot again

GOODBYE CRAYOLA CUTIES    If your shady bed of hot-coloured Impatiens suddenly collapsed last spring, you probably encountered a case of Impatiens Downy Mildew, a pathogen that can attack the plant very quickly and leave an entire bed looking devastated. 320 more words

Southern Ontario

Friday Garden Favorites


Buds and peony shoots emerging

Sensitive Ferns for sensitive souls. 

Flowers preparing to bloom.

Hello, Gorgeous!



A Weedy Return


Lodged between

a healthy seedling

and a slowly decaying sharp bromeliad

lay a tangled

web of Impatiens.

Take heart,

one twitches

when steady is required… 18 more words


Four Favorite Garden Pics for Friday

Buds on the impatiens

Fuzz on the Lupines

Marigolds that sprout within 48 hours of planting

Tiny spikes on the cactus babies

These are a few of my favorite things.