Tag Archives: gardens

OH NO!!!!!

You just never know.  Last Friday, Good Friday, and the beginning of a holiday weekend, Bill and I were walking Fergus at the walking trails in town, also known as “the dog park.”  It is a wonderful place…miles of trails … Continue reading

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I love garlic.  I use it in sauces and soups.  I stirfry it with veggies and I put it in omelets and quiches.  But I have never grown it before.  Until this year.  Last Fall I took the plunge and … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces

Yesterday was a day to finish up all the bits and pieces that needed to be done. It seemed as if every garden needed one little thing. And I had a few left over plants that needed planting. First, the … Continue reading

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Growth in the Gardens

It has been a busy few days here at Brookwood Shire. The gardens are all coming along nicely as Nature continues to bloom in abundance. Recent rains have caused an explosion of greenery every where. The leaves are fully out … Continue reading

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The Pumpkin Patch and My Girls

For a number of years I have been thinking about growing pumpkins. I use a lot of them in the Fall to decorate, and they are also very good to eat. They store well and they are fun. But the … Continue reading

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The New Raised Beds

We have been working on the new raised beds. It is a bit of an experiment really. My compost is not really ready yet and to buy enough soil for the four beds would be a bit pricey. So we … Continue reading

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Brookwood Shire on Facebook

It is very quiet at Brookwood Shire at this time of year. The gardens are sleeping…with or with out their blanket of snow. Life slows down in the winter. I have been spending lots of time by the fire, chatting … Continue reading

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