I demand respect!

A lone seagull tried in vain to get in on the action with the harbour’s resident geese and ducks, but the poor fellow was left behind to wonder where all the fun went.

Happy times in the mid-summer garden

I can’t believe it’s July 31st, where did the time go?   The gardens have been doing well despite the intense heat and humidity over the last few weeks.  It’s now time for the daisies, coneflowers and daylilies to take place as the stars of the garden.   Container plants are also doing well, but…

Containers of Beauty

My garden wouldn’t be complete without an assortment of flowers popping out of an array of planters scattered about.

Hello Again

It’s reassuring and rewarding to walk through the garden and see old friends rising up to greet another season.  Hello again my lovelies, I’m so glad to see you!

Playing Peony Peek-a-Boo

With one just open and most on the verge of bursting, the peonies are about to put on their show-stopping performance in the 2019 garden!  I wait with baded, impatient breath!

The Turtle Pond

I am blessed and thankful to be surrounded by nature every day.  My drive to and from town includes a long stretch along one country road.  The turtle pond – long called this because of the abundance of turtles one can see sunning themselves on warm spring, summer and early Fall days, is also home…

Wild Beauty

We’re now into the early days of summer and everywhere you look around the Parry Sound area, roadsides, ditches and meadows are filled with a beautiful collage of wildflowers.  Pollinators are busy collecting nectar, songbirds are singing the joys of warm days and new life, and the living is indeed easy, and a feast for…