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Month: April 2013

No Planting Day

No Planting Day

So says the Farmer’s Almanac anyway. Check it here, for real! I’m going out on a limb and taking their word for it. Since I’ve taken the plunge and gone all openly bat-shit crazy about plants I’ve noticed how many times a day I hear […]

Mini Daffodils and Lenny Kravitz

Mini Daffodils and Lenny Kravitz

What do these have in common you ask? Nothing much really, but I picked up the mini’s yesterday and I have Lenny Kravitz stuck in my head every time I start playing in the dirt lately. Listen Here! So what’s the deal with the Daffodils? […]

Asparagus Fern Roots

Asparagus Fern Roots

Asparagus FernThis is all kinds of weird focused but I love this shot. I picked up a new Asparagus Fern the other day and it made me feel really bad for the one we already had. I’m pretty sure I’ve totally under watered it, which in itself is the complete opposite of my usual M.O. for killing plants.

Winter Loves Us

Winter Loves Us

It would seem someone missed the memo regarding the cease and desist order we (YYC) collectively put on the snow. Looking for the happy plant side to it – the snow is reflecting more light than usual into the house which our jungle is loving. […]

Starting Seeds!

Starting Seeds!

This is the month in Calgary to start seeds inside if that’s what you’re planning on doing. Maybe you want to have some home grown seeds but don’ t have the time to babysit them until they are ready to go in the ground after […]