Monthly Archives: July 2014

glorious gardens

This is a Manitoba summer, and this was a nice way to appreciate it; the Master Gardener Garden Tour.  Only the second year running, I was pleasantly surprised at the diversity and aspects of garden.  You know the feeling, where … Continue reading

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how do you like them radishes

The radishes were not a success this year. I’ve been told that anyone can grow radishes, but the flea beetle was a bit aggressive this spring, and there is only a handful to show for it. I think these were … Continue reading

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stylin’

The perfect male accessory…the basset-in-hockey-bag!

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ravage

Curly parsley planted with this exact hope in mind…that the swallowtail butterflies find it! I look forward to seeing those caterpillars every summer. I plant both the curly and the flat leaf parsley, because it seems that they don’t bother … Continue reading

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that sliver in my finger is an impediment to my knitting

Lucky for the garden, though! We were putting up the fencing at the garden to deter the deer from the green bean buffet, when I got a sliver in my finger. I have slim hope that the fence will work, … Continue reading

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that tear that just fell outta my eye…

There are two bassets on my floor, and I’d be lying if I said that was part of the original plan. The original plan had a dog called Hart, and a house that was too small for two dogs. The … Continue reading

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the action shots were too blurry…

The dog that we “met” last week has come to stay. Yes, now we have two bassets, and two is awesome. Loki is a year older than Odin, but oh so skinny. He is calm sweetness to Odin bullish persistence, … Continue reading

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