Archive for July, 2008


Well, actually I moved this blog to Squarespace almost a year ago, but I’ve been keeping up two addresses until deciding where to make my permanent residence. And I’m going with Squarespace.

If you’re interested in continuing to read my gardening journal where I described the joys and challenges of urban, small-space, low-impact container gardening with an emphasis on plants you can eat, here is where to find me:

The Edible Balcony Garden


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Grooming, watering, feeding, weeding, and reading about gardening — that pretty much sums up my weekend. I would have loved to hand over the first four tasks to a “helper”, though:
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Join Green Thumb Sunday

Gardeners, Plant and Nature lovers can join in every Sunday, visit As the Garden Grows for more information.

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Nasty flowers

'Vanilla Berry' illuminated by the setting sun

This is one flower on the first variety of nasturtiums (“nasties”) to bloom in my balcony garden. Although they are from the seed packet labeled ‘Vanilla Berry’, they look more like “banana peel” to me. The nasturtiums are next to a pot of Heuchera ‘Obsidian’. The colour combination is quite striking.

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Happy Canada Day! 1730

Waving the red and white.

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