Updates: August 5 – 11

CF will have a full update later this week, but I just have to share a picture from our garden. The hot weather has kicked things into high gear and we’ll be harvesting a lot of produce in the near future. We’re in full foraging mode with the start of blackberry season as well. We’ve picked twice so far, and for a total of 20 minutes picking time, we’ve come home with 2-3 pints...

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July garden update

The Vancouver weather has not been conductive to growing a garden. The sun has been slow to appear this year and instead of warm, bright days, we’ve had a continuation of the dreary grey rain that characterizes most of the year. However, the temperature has slowly inched up the last few weeks and my garden is responding! When we last looked at the garden, my basil had failed, my beans were stagnant...

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Updates: May 13 – 19

The long weekend is here and hopefully the sun will stick around long enough to enjoy the outdoors. We plan to clean up the balcony so that we can enjoy our garden and cheap patio set (from Craigslist)! We enjoyed our first harvest of watercress just this morning. On Monday, we’re taking a short trip out to Steveston Village in nearby Richmond. For somewhere so close to home, I’m not actually...

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Updates: April 22 – 28

My two year adventure (ordeal?) is over!  Last Friday, I wrote my last exam for the second degree program that I was completing.  This past weekend, I’ve been doing absolutely nothing.  It has been glorious.  However, I’m also already starting to feel a little disgusted with my idleness.  Time to move on to new projects! There are a few things that Brian and I hope to accomplish over the...

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