Our Garden

Since we haven’t been able to go anywhere at weekends during the lockdown, we’ve been very busy in the garden. We’ve also seen lots of birds (cardinals, robins, a woodpecker, chickadees, and mourning doves) and squirrels (both black and grey) in the garden.

Here are some photos. I’ve also been posting pictures on my Instagram account.

I’m so glad we can get out into the garden. It must be awful being stuck in an apartment during the lockdown.

We are going to be growing lots of food in our raised beds. We are currently growing rutabaga (swede), Brussels sprouts, onions, herbs, and fennel in trays in the front porch (it’s too cold at night for them to be outside just yet), and are planning to plant peas, runner beans, squashes, and tomatoes after that. The growing season in Canada is relatively short, but once the weather warms up, things will grow quite fast.

Snowdrops on 10 March

Snowdrops on 10 March

The stone circle on 28 March

The stone circle, 28 March

Crocuses on 1 April

Crocuses on 1 April

The Stone Circle in the sunshine

The stone circle in the sunshine

Stone path and burial mound

Stone path and burial mound

Trillium shoots, 4 April

Trillium shoots, 4 April

Herringbone brick path

Herringbone brick path, laid by me
Purple crocus on 5 April

Purple crocus on 5 April

Poles ready for scarlet runner beans

Poles ready for scarlet runner beans

Pergola which we are going to use as a greenhouse

Pergola which we are going to use as a greenhouse

Bob watering the trays of seedlings in the front porch

Bob watering the trays of seedlings in the front porch

Vines which I have twisted into a basket shape, the way that vines are cultivated in Greece

Vines which I have twisted into a basket shape, the way that vines are cultivated in Greece

Coltsfoot, 19 April

Coltsfoot, 19 April

A rather plump Robin

A rather plump robin

A close-up of the same Robin

A close-up of the same robin

A pretty red bush; I’m not sure what it is

A pretty red bush; I’m not sure what it is

Coltsfoot, 23 April

Coltsfoot, 23 April

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