Canada Blooms is a competition to demonstrate one’s ability to display flowers. In the past it was based on the look of the arrangement done in a garden, now they are expanding how they think about flowers. This year they want people to submit rain gardens to the competition. Rain gardens are preferred because they […]
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Had to pick the tomatoes, frost is coming tonight to Regina. Got a single, awesome butter-nut squash, and some baby squashes.
It’s a teeny-tiny backyard, but this year we added six bird feeders, some native plants, a composter, a bird bath and a mister. Now we’ve got a bunch of regulars who visit throughout the day, including cardinals, goldfinches, chickadees, woodpeckers, purple finches, squirrels, chipmunks, butterflies and bees. And we’ve been certified by the . . . → Read More: knitnut.net: Certifiable
There have been about a half dozen blooms this summer, all hiding discreetly beneath the lush leaf cover. I think the secret is no longer having raccoons or skunks as nighttime visitors.
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Well hello summer, garden, friends. I have decided to go ‘Cold Turkey’ and pack in Facebook and Twitter for awhile.
I have been hacked well over a dozen times causing me to change my passwords over and over but then in a day or so they still manage to screw . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: *%?!*$% Facebook and Twitter
Not much to say tonight, except it was a busy and fulfilling weekend, with lots of community gathering, and plenty of optimism for the Spring, gardens, cycling, busing, and all sorts of improvements ahead.
How very much I look forward to being able to catch buses more easily on Sundays, or just skip them by . . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: Not A Lot
Space for a small garden can be hard to find for a lot of people in urban areas. Some French designers have modelled a new way to hang a garden from a window. Their design is simple and provides people with an easily accessible garden space and as a bonus, can help cool apartments . . . → Read More: Things Are Good: Volet Vegetal – Simple Urban Gardening
… and it didn’t cost me a dime. – Johnny Cash
I went to the latest Design Regina public forum Tuesday night, at Artesian on 13th Ave. That building is quite impressive inside, including a clever use of bathroom space downstairs. Check it out sometime.
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