Thank you sun for showing up, coming out, and shining so brilliantly. I needed you! Your presence made every chore a pleasure. Okay, maybe I am getting a little carried away – but everything is better when the sun is shining.With cottage season almost …
There are 500 Green Streets gardens allocated to volunteer gardeners and 250 still available. What are Green Street gardens? Green Streets gardens are planted by volunteers in busy areas including traffic circles and corner bulges. Why would you want one? You like gardening. You think your neighbourhood has an eyesore in need of beautification. The City pays for the initial planting. How do you get a Green Streets location in Kitsilano? Watch for the signs – yellow is taken; green is…
… it goes without saying that you should host a snail race. There’s nothing to it, really, and it offers a bit of diversion when you’re trying to get some yard work done.
1) Collect the participants. Use a bucket if you’re squeamish.
2) Use chalk to draw your “track.” It need not be complicated. Or long.
3) Place [...]
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
From the downtown core, to suburban locales far from the main city such, more people and communities are changing the landscape wi…
Yesterday I posted a few photos of things that are sprouting around here at Casa Fishbowl. Today I’m thinking a bit beyond that. I’m thinking ahead to the garden.
It wasn’t until after I read The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
that I realized that I didn’t like gardening and that I had been fooling myself for the [...]
Guess who we saw in the backyard bathing in the sump pump dump the other day? THIS DOOD:
The arrival of the robins makes it official. It’s Spring, and that means I’m itching to see things growing around the house.
Our Easter tree (really just branches snipped from our lilac tree) is getting green buds. It is [...]
Hope you are enjoying a relaxing long weekend Friday, as we are. One of the topics that has come up while we relax and sip our morning tea is the plans for our garden this summer. Besides just talking about it, my husband, also spent time this morning …
For the last several weeks, two local residents have been providing coffee and conversation in a greenhouse, red tape be damned.
For the last few weeks, the greenhouse in Trinity Bellwoods Park has been a hub of prohibited activity. The space has been the site of a Sunday afternoon pop-up café since the beginning of January. Officially labeled a “discussion group,” the café has been selling espresso and snacks without permission from City officials. Gene Threndyle [...]