Spring will be here soon and our seed order arrived today. Radishes, several different lettuce varieties, snow peas. Buckwheat to sow in the half of the vegetable garden that will lay fallow this year. Flowers including many natives to sow this fall, replacing a good good portion of the turfgrass in the front yard.
Mere centimeters from well below zero C temperatures, this African violet flourishes on the windowsill above the sink.
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A recent dinner: Smoked pork tenderloin, smoked mashed potatoes, scarlet runner beans from the garden with red pepper grilled in a foil packet, and picked-that-day grilled corn slathered with a mayonnaise and sriracha sauce aioli.
It was as good as it looks.
This hyacinth flower stands brilliantly out against the background.
Faye cam across this colourful cicada while gardening. After this photo session she released it onto the Manitoba Maples’ trunk.
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We spend most of our relaxing time in the backyard on the deck. Sometimes, though, we settle in this spot, which provides a completely different perspective on our humble little garden.
Prospecting for pollen, a honeybee mines a coneflower.