I have been harvesting our lavender today and it reminded me of two things: Lavender makes me very happy… and I really want to visit the Okanagan Lavender & Herb Farm again! I bet they are also cutting lavender this week…
Yes, technically it’s Tuesday…. but here is our Monday Garden anyway, which we visited this past Sunday. What a sweet surprise to find in Coquitlam, near Lafarge Lake on the corner of Guildford Way and Pipeline Road. The Inspiration Garden features edibles, ornamentals, sculptures and cool garden features… come along for a little tour!
Sunday, I needed a break from a deadline and slug patrol… So, on a whim I took a stroll on the Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden Society’s garden tour, visiting a few private gardens in west Roberts Creek. It was just the sort of inspiration I was looking for! Here’s a sampling of what I saw…
It’s hard to believe that right inside the parking lot of a bustling shopping mall in North Vancouver, BC there is a magical garden, free and open to the public…
John and I often look at residential gardens as inspiration for our own backyard. But lately, commercial landscaping and public spaces have been sparking ideas as well. This garden is in front of the Local Government House, in Victoria. We loved the bench, uniquely cantilevered from the rock wall… The tidy woodland-style garden (with dry… Continue reading »