Category: The Great Outdoors

The first of the peonies and buzzing trees!

Peonies are one of my favourite flowers. Something about the oversize, the excess of petals, the total commitment to colour. I feel the same way about dahlias. In my grand garden plan there will be dahlias… For now I do have a lovely clematis. A…

Year round beauty

Remember last winter when I was obsessed with taking pictures of the bright red berries? Partly because they were the only colour in the yard, and they were beautiful, and red is my favourite colour…. Turns out they have a very pretty flower in May….

A Woman in Love…

gets distracted by little things, The only lilacs I was able to cut this year. I think some buds were frosted like the magnolia. The irises are stunning. And so many different colours, from the common two toned purple, to a deep solid purple, and…

All the Bloomin’ Things

Spring played a nasty trick on us in March and dropped a few July type days on us then retreated behind the skirts of Mother Nature and froze my magnolia. I have forgiven spring because she is back and the blooms are everywhere. Today…

Thrifty Thursday!

Well Hello! I am back again. And the best news has to do with this tall devil. The Great Tower. It allows us to receive signal from an internet tower miles away. We could not get signal from the house because there are so…

I have been missing again

Well Hello there! I know I disappear for a while every now and then, so much going on, and still no internet at Hedgehog Hill…don’t even get me started! Hopefully we will have some good news about that soon. My other good news is…

Trip to the beach

I had a little time to myself this morning and thought I would take a drive down to the beach. This beach is at Goderich  Ontario and is beautiful any time of the year. There are many sections and lots of different types of beach to walk,…