Shag Be Gone

We had a very rainy start to the year. Based on Environment Canada, last year had a lot more precipitation, but we had warmer weather overall, so it feels like this year has been worse. June was one of the wettest and coldest we have had on record. All this moisture has been fantastic for…

Doesn’t BUG us

Being nerdy geeks, one of the things we love watching in our garden is all the different bugs, insects and critter life that we have living along side us. They are our friendly…and sometime not so friendly…neighbours. Usually we find lots of critters scurrying through the garden beds, burrowing homes between plants and finding ways…

F U Spiders

GRAPHIC WARNING: Some images in this post are inappropriate for certain audiences.  Spiders, they are such useful critters, but give me the heevee-jeevees like no other! I can deal with pretty much any bug, but put a spider near me and all common sense and logic flies out the window. I begin to get paranoid…

Summer Blues

Just as we were getting the hot weather that would keep us from doing much in regards to landscaping, but lots in the way of canning & food production, the fire season hit. We are used to a fire season around our area, but not in the way that we have experienced it for the…

Summer Livin’

Well, summer has sort of officially hit us, and with it comes camping, fishing, biking, hiking, kayaking, etc. Which, is why I haven’t posted in a while, just having way too much fun to be on a computer longer than I have to. So here are some updates. K has dug in the next path,…

Smells Like Spring

Jonesing for some warm sun on our faces, we decided to try to entice spring to bring her warm embrace by getting some of our plants started. We figured if the seeds were nestled in their little pots, that spring would have to come to help our plants flourish and grow. Although we love winter…

Clearing Ground

Judging by our haul this year, we are excited to prep for next year. We have learned a few new things that we will test out next year, and have a few new things lined up to learn about. This year we had a bit of an odd October. The beginning of the month got…