Monthly Archives: August 2013

Late August Garden Ups and Downs aka Three Parsnips

We are working alongside Mother Nature for another growing season.  She’s been mostly tolerant with us although she continues to let us know who has the upper hand.  This past few years of active vegetable gardening has made me realize … Continue reading

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Someone Wrote “Grow Your Soul”

In our community garden, someone wrote “grow your soul” on the billboard next to Hope Garden. The Shepherds of Good Hope is a mission “dedicated to compassion”.  Located in downtown Ottawa, ON, the mission has several programs, one of them is … Continue reading

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Roy Romanow and Gravy on the Side

This is a true story. It was brought to mind when my (all female) golf league, CWGI,  listed for sale recently.  It’s a great league and I hope the new owner will grow and develop it as much as the current … Continue reading

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Green (sometimes) Thumb-Gardening Year Three

Caroline and I are well into our third year of tending our vegetable garden plot at a local community garden.  Previous years I blogged more often on our efforts to become locally renown green thumbs.  Come to think of it, … Continue reading

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