Category Archives: Gardens

TheWeek That Got Away

The week got away from us; appointments, meetings, and weather so gorgeous that we had to barbeque. Although we had planned a Bake Off recipe and bought the ingredients, it just didn’t happen. C’est La Vie! Enjoy the sunset.

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A Mish Mash

We had a busy weekend in the kitchen, but today was so beautiful that we spent most of it outside.  We did make number 4 of the Bake Off challenge; Multi-seed Crackers, but they weren’t very nice.     It was … Continue reading

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There’s A Chipmunk In The House

Our cat loves chipmunks. She waits for the good weather so she can stalk them, chase them, and occasionally catch them. Due to our untypical mild weather, I’ve been leaving the back door open. I was sitting outside one afternoon … Continue reading

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Spring At Last

I just checked in on the blog, and was stunned to see so many people still reading it, so I thought the least I could do is write something. The last post in October had me longing for a rest, … Continue reading

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Pink and Purple

It’s hot outside, so we decided to plant the flowers that we bought last weekend. This is quite a workout for both of us. I lift Becky in and out of her wheelchair, and she has to manoeuver herself and … Continue reading

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May 1st

The weather today is absolutely gorgeous; sunny and 20 C. Becky decided it was a good day to plant potatoes. These are the banana potatoes that she thinks are so hilarious. First she cut them up. Now they’re ready for … Continue reading

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The Prettiest Flower

As it was a half decent day, we decided to visit the garden centre/nursery. It was supposed to be 17 C, but it felt more like 10 C. As you can see, Becky is interested in pink and purple. She … Continue reading

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Gardening

We’ve had a couple of decent days finally, so I was able to get out into the garden.  I love getting my hands in the soil, planting seeds, and watching nature. My first daffodils.  There’s lots of other things growing … Continue reading

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Kariya Park

  I have seen the name, Kariya on street names in Mississauga, and thought it was a bit odd.  No wonder,  it is the name of our twin city in Japan!  Not only that, but Mississauga has a built a … Continue reading

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Toronto

We’re just back from Toronto Zoo.  The three of us had a great day there, but Tom and I had also had a great day in Toronto last weekend when Becky was still in camp. Last Saturday, we took the … Continue reading

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