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The smallest Province in Canada

I was born in the smallest province in Canada – Prince Edward Island, although we moved to Ontario when I was two years old we have always gone back periodically for visits to our relatives.  757 more words


Six on a Saturday for October

On a Saturday, gardeners from around the world share six things from their garden in their blogs and on social media. The #SixonSaturday is hosted by… 600 more words

Tales Of The Gardener


In a wide forest, my grandmother and I got lost.

We wandered through fallen trees like giant’s toothpicks

and climbed across grey toothed stumps. All around us, 158 more words

Flash Fiction

Eggshells - Slug Defence

You may know that eggshells are a great way to deter slugs from chomping on your prized plants as apparently they do not like to slide over the sharp, crushed eggshell edge. 206 more words

Tales Of The Gardener

Humitidy is Rising, Barometer's Getting Low

“Humidity is Rising, Barometer’s Getting Low”, so sang the Weather Girls but you have to be like a Weather Girl to know the hardiness of the plants in your garden in order to have them survive the seasons. 366 more words

Tales Of The Gardener

My Lupins

Grew 8 lupins this year from seed, so as and when (or rather, if) they flower, I’ll log the colours here for easy reference when deciding where they go next year.. 78 more words

From Seed