Amaretto Update

Back at the end of July we experienced Apricotageddon, which resulted in a lot of new apricot recipes. We are going through the jam quickly, but we have 33 jars, so it’s not a concern. Seriously though, lots of apricots, which means we had lots of apricot pits. Most I threw out but after a…

Diggin’ It

The weather has cooled, which means that it is time to get to work and get some final projects done before the snow flies. Last year it snowed on Oct 26, which is early for our area, however using that as a deadline, we have a little over a month and a half to complete…

August Comparisons

August was an interesting month for the garden. The temperatures seemed to even out to regular temperatures rather than the unprecedented weather we had been seeing in June & July. But due to all the fires blazing around our city, we had dark skies, little sunlight and falling ash. It is something of note as…

Dreams to Reality

It has been an exciting summer and we have seen some of our yard dreams become reality. The privacy of the new fence was a huge step towards the yard we had hoped to have, which would be a small oasis of privacy and relaxation. Although we are in a residential neighbourhood rather than in…