All About Them Bees

Since my last post, I’ve had a lot of fun researching bee’s. I was really hoping to find a local beekeeping class, but it doesn’t look like there is one. At least not one that I’ve found yet! There are quite a few bee hives located near to me, so I might just start knocking […]



The Plants and the Bees

I’ve been thinking a lot about my garden, and our yard and acreage in general, and what I’d like to do with it over the coming years. I know a lot of people are very much into backyard chickens, or small homestead type animals. But I know that for the lifestyle that we live (travelling […]


One of the mistakes I made when planting my garden last year, was planting all my seeds at the same time, and most of them WAY to early. It quickly became apparent that I had done this when some of the seeds started over-growing their peat pellets and taking over the tray. This of course […]



Dusting off the Dirt

Last year, as my garden slowly feel apart (along with the greenhouse that housed it), so did my blog. I lost my motivation. As Jamie and I took apart what was left of the greenhouse (a fierce wind storm ripped it apart), I wondered what would happen to my garden next year. All winter I […]

On Finally Admitting I live in Zone 2

When Jamie and I moved back to Alberta from the lush green province of Prince Edward Island, I had just started to get the “garden bug”. Granted, the gardening I did in PEI wasn’t spectacular, as usual I let the weeds get ahead of me, but the plants I planted (trees, shrubs, and veggies) all […]


The Greenhouse has Landed!!

On Sunday my family arrived home after a fabulous week spent on the Hawaiian islands celebrating my patents 40th Wedding Anniversary. When we pulled up to the house I saw something in our front yard…. I practically squealed when I realized it was my greenhouse!! On Tuesday Jamie, Donovan and I moved it to the […]